Buellia epigaea (pers.) tuck, a new record of lichenized fungus species for antarctica

Kahraman M. , HALICI M. G.

Czech Polar Reports, vol.11, no.1, pp.9-15, 2021 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5817/cpr2021-1-2
  • Title of Journal : Czech Polar Reports
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-15
  • Keywords: Antarctic Peninsula, Buellia epigaea, Caliciaceae, Lichens, Southern Hemisphere


© 2021 EMUNI Press. All rights reserved.Buellia epigaea, a terricolous lichenized fungal species known from numerous localities in Northern Hemisphere, but only from Australia in Southern Hemisphere, is reported from Antarctica for the first time. Here we provide morphological, anatomical, and molecular characteristics (nrITS) of this species. Besides, the differences of B. epigaea with morphologically, ecologically or phylogenetically related species are discussed.