Articles by Taxonomic Group

Some rare and interesting Conocybe found in Vyzhnytsia National Nature Park (Ukrainian Carpathians)

Mykola P. Prydiuk
Mycobiota 4: 1-24 (2014)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2014.04.01
Published online: 2014-11-26
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The data about some interesting representatives of the genus Conocybe found in Ukrainian Carpathians (Vyzhnytsia National Nature Park) are presented. A total of 14 taxa (including three varieties) were found. Four species and one variety new for this country (C. apala, C. inocybeoides, C. juniana var. sordescens, C. magnispora, and C. tuxlaensis) are reported, as well as some previously unknown localities for a further 9 taxa (C. echinata, C. hexagonospora, C. juniana var. subsejuncta, C. macrospora, C. pulchella, C. rostellata, C. siliginea, C. subpallida, and C. subxerophytica var. brunnea).

Bolbitiaceae, Conocybe, rare species, taxonomy, Ukraine, Ukrainian Carpathians

First record of Hyphobasidiofera malaysiana (Basidiomycota) from Vietnam

Vadim A. Mel'nik, Alina V. Alexandrova, Ivan V. Zmitrovich, Uwe Braun & Eugene S. Popov
Mycobiota 5: 1–5 (2015)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2015.05.01
Published online: 2015-05-03
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The basidiomycete Hyphobasidiofera malaysiana, described from Malaysia, has been found in Vietnam for the first time. This hitherto rarely encountered species is described, illustrated and discussed.

basidiomycetes, distribution, south-east Asia, taxonomy, Vietnam

A new record of Leucocintractia scleriae (Anthracoideaceae) from Japan

Teodor T. Denchev, Tomomi Masaki & Cvetomir M. Denchev
Mycobiota 5: 21–25 (2015)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2015.05.04
Published online: 2015-09-27
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Leucocintractia scleriae is reported for the first time from Japan.

Anthracoideaceae, Asia, Cyperaceae, Japan, Leucocintractia, Rhynchospora corymbosa, smut fungi, taxonomy, Ustilaginales

First record of Tilletia lolioli (Tilletiaceae) from Armenia

Teodor T. Denchev & Cvetomir M. Denchev
Mycobiota 5: 27–31 (2015)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2015.05.05
Published online: 2015-10-05
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Tilletia lolioli, previously known only from Lebanon and Iran, is reported from Armenia.

Armenia, Asia, Loliolum subulatum, Nardurus, Poaceae, smut fungi, taxonomy, Tilletia, Tilletiales

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: 2016-03-06
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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: 2016-04-04
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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

A noteworthy range extension for Haradaea moenchiae-manticae, a rarely reported smut fungus

Teodor T. Denchev & Cvetomir M. Denchev
Mycobiota 7: 7–12 (2017)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2017.07.02
Published online: 2017-04-26
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Haradaea moenchiae-manticae is reported for the first time from the Iberian Peninsula (from Spain), on Moenchia erecta subsp. erecta, and from Africa (from Morocco and Algeria), on a new host plant, M. erecta subsp. octandra.

Africa, Algeria, Haradaea moenchiae-manticae, Iberian Peninsula, Microbotryaceae, Moenchia, Morocco, smut fungi, Spain, taxonomy

Contribution to the smut fungi of Africa. 2. A second locality of Anthracocystis compacta

Teodor T. Denchev & Cvetomir M. Denchev
Mycobiota 7: 13–18 (2017)
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2017.07.03
Published online: 2017-04-28
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Anthracocystis compacta, known only from the type collection from Senegal, is reported from a second locality, from Mali.

Africa, Anthracocystis compacta, Cymbopogon giganteus, Mali, Senegal, smut fungi, taxonomy, Ustilaginales

Contributions to the smut fungi of Africa. 3. First record of Microbotryum polygoni-alati​

Teodor T. Denchev & Cvetomir M. Denchev
Mycobiota 7: 19–24 (2017)
doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2017.07.04
Published online: 2017-12-31
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Microbotryum polygoni-alati, known only from India and China, is reported for the first time from Africa (from Ethiopia).

Africa, Ethiopia, Microbotryaceae, Microbotryum polygoni-alati, Persicaria nepalensis, Polygonaceae, smut fungi, taxonomy

Diversity of the genus Ganoderma in Punjab (India)

Gurpreet Kaur, Avneet Pal Singh & Gurpaul Singh Dhingra
Mycobiota 7: 25–49 (2017)
doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2017.07.05
Published online: 2017-12-31
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Twelve species of the genus Ganoderma, G. amboinense, G. applanatum, G. australe, G. crebrostriatum, G. curtisii, G. lobatum, G. lucidum, G. mediosinense, G. parvulum, G. ramosissimum, G. resinaceum, and G. subumbraculum, are reported and illustrated from different localities of state of Punjab (India) and its capital Chandigarh, which is also a union territory. Of these, G. mediosinense is a new record for India, while G. amboinense, G. australe, G. curtisii, G. crebrostriatum, G. lobatum, G. parvulum, G. ramosissimum, G. resinaceum, and G. subumbraculum are reported for the first time from the state of Punjab. A key to all twelve species from the study area is presented.

Agaricomycetes, Basidiomycota, Ganoderma, India, laccate polypores, Punjab, taxonomy

Contributions to the smut fungi of Africa. 4. Taxonomic re-examination and emended description of Bauerago capensis​

Teodor T. Denchev & Cvetomir M. Denchev
Mycobiota 8: 1–7 (2018)
doi: https://doi.org/10.12664/mycobiota.2018.08.01
Published online: 2018-01-18
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A type specimen of Bauerago capensis, a smut fungus endemic to the Cape Floristic Region, is re-examined and designated as a lectotype. An emended description of that species and for the first time, illustrations of the spores in SEM are presented.

Africa, Bauerago, Cape Floristic Region, Juncaceae, Juncus capensis, Microbotryaceae, smut fungi, South Africa, taxonomy

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