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MYCOBIOTA 2016

Volume 6

Myxomycetes in Turkey – a checklist

ErtuÄŸrul Sesli, Ilgaz Akata, Teodor T. Denchev & Cvetomir M. Denchev
Mycobiota 6: 1–20 (2016)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2016.06.01
Published online: 13 February 2016
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This checklist contains 252 species of myxomycetes recognized as occurring in Turkey. The names are arranged alphabetically. For each species, references are cited. An index of synonyms, based on literature records from Turkey, is appended.

fungal diversity, myxomycetes, Turkey

Contribution to the smut fungi of Africa. 1

Teodor T. Denchev & Cvetomir M. Denchev
Mycobiota 6: 21–27 (2016)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2016.06.02
Published online: 06 March 2016
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Four species of smut fungi are reported for the first time from the following areas: Melanopsichium pennsylvanicum from Egypt and Madagascar, Sporisorium foveolati from the Canary Islands and Somalia, Sporisorium lanigeri from Somalia, on a new host, Cymbopogon pospischilii, and Urocystis corsica from the Canary Islands. Echinochloa stagnina is a new host of Ustilago trichophora in Africa (based on a record from Zambia).

Africa,Canary Islands,Egypt,Madagascar,Melanopsichium,Poaceae,smut fungi,Somalia,Sporisorium,taxonomy,Urocystis,Zambia

Athelia singularis and Leptosporomyces mundus (Basidiomycota) new to Finland

Panu Kunttu, Matti Kulju & Heikki Kotiranta
Mycobiota 6: 29–37 (2016)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2016.06.03
Published online: 04 April 2016
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The first Finnish records of Athelia singularis and Leptosporomyces mundus (Basidiomycota) are reported and notes of their habitats and substrata are given. The descriptions of the species are presented as well as their microscopical drawings. The taxonomy of two species is briefly discussed. The new records derived from Northern Finland, Rovaniemi, Pisavaara Strict Nature Reserve.

aphyllophoroid fungi, Athelia, biogeography, corticioid, distribution, Finland, fungal diversity, Leptosporomyces

Additional finds of Anthracoidea melanostachyae (Anthracoideaceae)

Teodor T. Denchev, Cvetomir M. Denchev, Igor V. Karatygin & Ernst Vitek
Mycobiota 6: 39–45 (2016)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2016.06.04
Published online: 23 May 2016
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Anthracoidea melanostachyae, previously known from Iran and Tajikistan on Carex melanostachya, is reported from Armenia and Azerbaijan on the same host plant, and from a new Tajik locality, on a new host plant, C. songorica.

Anthracoidea melanostachyae, Anthracoideaceae, Armenia, Asia, Azerbaijan, Carex melanostachya, Carex songorica, Cyperaceae, Iran, smut fungi, Tajikistan, taxonomy

Kiliophora novozhilovii sp. nov. and first record of Zanclospora cf. novae-zelandiae (asexual ascomycetes) from Vietnam

Vadim A. Mel'nik, Uwe Braun & Alina V. Alexandrova
Mycobiota 6: 47–54 (2016)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2016.06.05
Published online: 17 July 2016
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The new species Kiliophora novozhilovii (Ascomycota, Incertae sedis), found in Vietnam on a dead leaf of an unidentified tree, is described, illustrated, compared with other species assigned to Kiliophora, and keyed out. The asexual, hyphomycetous ascomycete Zanclospora cf. novae-zelandiae has been found in Vietnam for the first time. This hitherto rarely encountered species is described and illustrated based on the Vietnamese collection, and its taxonomy is briefly discussed.

distribution, hyphomycetes, Kiliophora, new species, Southeast Asia, Vietnam, Zanclospora