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Rhizocarpon saurinum new to Asia, and other reports of Rhizocarpon species from Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran
Mahroo H. Moniri, Saleh Kamyabi & Alan M. Fryday
Mycologia Balcanica 6: 89–92 (2009)
Published online: 30 December 2009
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Six species and one subspecies of Rhizocarpon are reported from the Razavi Khorasan province of north east Iran. Rizocarpon saurinum is new to Asia, being previously reported only from western U.S.A. (Colorado and Utah), and Rhizocarpon macrosporum and R. geographicum subsp. tinei are new to Iran. The lichenicolous fungus Endococcus macrosporus is also reported for the first time from Iran.

Iran, lichenized fungi, new records, Rhizocarpon