New or additional cladoniicolous fungi for Turkey

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KOCAKAYA M. , HALICI M. G. , Bodas R. P.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.40, no.3, pp.308-312, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1502-8
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-312
  • Keywords: Cladoniicolous fungi, Cladonia, biodiversity, Turkey, LICHENIZED FUNGI, SP-NOV, KEY, RECORDS


This study reports twelve species of cladoniicolous fungi from Turkey. Nine of these taxa, i.e. Abrothallus cladoniae R. Sant. & D. Hawksw., Epicladonia stenospora (Harm.) D. Hawksw., Lichenosticta alcicornaria (Linds.) D. Hawksw., Lichenoconium aeruginosum Diederich, M. Brand, van den Boom & Lawrey, Phoma foliaceiphila Diederich, Kocourk. & Etayo, Scutula cladoniicola Alstrup & D. Hawksw., Sphaerellothecium cladoniicola E. S. Hansen & Alstrup, Syzygospora bachmannii Diederich & M. S. Christ., and Taeniolella beschiana Diederich, are new records for Turkey. A key to these 12 species of lichenicolous fungi on Cladonia species is provided.