The electronic journal (ISSN 2100-0840) is published under Creative Commons license. Each volume contains 5 to 6 fascicles per year. The journal accepts all articles dealing with taxonomy of Ascomycota. As an international journal, it authorizes the authors to submit their text in the following languages: French, English, German, Italian and Spanish. The texts must respect the “rules to authors” (see Documents) and are submitted to the opinion of our Editorial Board. They must be sent to the address is an Open Access journal with a one-year embargo, i.e. the articles are freely available from the year following their publication (or exceptionally the year of publication). See archives at the bottom of this page.

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Managing Editor: Nicolas Van Vooren [FR]


  •  Hans-Otto Baral [DE]
  •  Martin Bemmann [DE]
  •  Matteo Carbone [IT]
  •  Adrian Carter [CA]
  •  Jacques Fournier [FR]
  •  Gernot Friebes [AT]
  •  Peter Johnston [NZ]
  •  Luis Quijada [ES]
  •  François Valade [FR]
  •  All members of Board

List of last articles

Preliminary overview of Hypoxylon (Hypoxylaceae, Xylariales) in the vicinity of Saül in French Guiana, with nineteen newly described species

Fournier J., Lechat C., Van Vooren N., Chaduli D., Favel A. – 15 May 2024 – Vol. 16 (2)
During just over three weeks of fieldwork spanning over three years, carried out in Saül, French Guiana, as part of a multi-disciplinary fungal inventory, we revealed a very high level of diversity in the Hypoxylon genus. This diversity resulted main... Read More

Pseudoplectania africana (Pezizales, Sarcosomataceae) discovered in the Island of Madeira (Portugal)

Carbone M., Rocha E. – 15 May 2024 – Vol. 16 (2)
Pseudoplectania africana teleomorph is recorded for the first time in Madeira Island (Portugal) and for the second time worldwide. A description of the macro- and microscopic characters and the ecology is provided, as well as the photographic documen... Read More

Bryobroma, nom. nov., a replacement for pyrenomycetous bryophilous ascomycetes formerly included in the illegitimate genus Bryomyces Döbbeler

Greiff G., Döbbeler P. – 15 May 2024 – Vol. 16 (2)
Bryomyces Döbbeler was erected by Peter Döbbeler in 1978 for nine species and two varieties of pyrenomycetous bryophilous ascomycetes. Subsequently, it was found that Dutch botanist Fredrich Miquel published several other species of Bryomyces in 1839... Read More

Epibryon endocarpum Döbbeler, a little-known hepaticolous ascomycete new to North America and Britain

Haldeman M., Greiff G. – 08 April 2024 – Vol. 16 (1)
The status and distribution of the hepaticolous ascomycete Epibryon endocarpum Döbbeler on Plagiochila asplenioides are discussed. Two new records of this little-known species are reported for North America and Britain and descriptions and photos of ... Read More

The effective publication date of the name Octospora Hedw. (Pezizales)

Van Vooren N., Bemmann M., Bouvier A. – 08 April 2024 – Vol. 16 (1)
The name Octospora, applying to a genus of the Pezizales, is attributed to Johannes Hedwig. In modern taxonomy and in databases, the date of effective publication is the year 1789, based on the date printed in volume 2 of Hedwig’s book, Descriptio et... Read More

Ascomycètes non lichénisés nouveaux pour la France. Notules n° 5

Mombert A., Priou J.-P., Tanchaud P., Van Vooren N. – 08 April 2024 – Vol. 16 (1)
This article provides a list of non-lichenised ascomycetes new for France. The taxa are presented as brief notes with indication of location, habitat, and some taxonomic data. This fifth series deals with the following species: Azbukinia ferruginea, ... Read More

Présentation de Wilcoxina moynei sp. nov. (Pezizales)

Van Vooren N., Valencia F.J. – 21 December 2023 – Vol. 15 (5)
A new species of the genus Wilcoxina, called W. moynei, is described and illustrated based on collections from France and Spain. This species is compared to the other species, especially W. gregaria which shows the most affinities.  Read More

Découverte de Phaeopezia polarispinosa comb. nov. (Pezizaceae) en Suisse

Dougoud R., Van Vooren N. – 21 December 2023 – Vol. 15 (5)
Description, illustration, and new arrangement, in the genus Phaeopezia, of Peziza polarispinosa J. Moravec, an infrequent species, with a peculiar spore ornamentation.  Read More

Nomenclatural novelties in Pezizales. Part 4

Carbone M., Van Vooren N. – 21 December 2023 – Vol. 15 (5)
Five nomenclatural novelties, concerning new combinations, are proposed and justified. Gyromitra grandis is transferred to the genus Discina, Wynnella subalpina to the genus Midotis, Legaliana muscicola to the genus Galactinia, whilst Peziza phlebos... Read More

Sowerbyella montana (Pezizales), a new species discovered in the French Alps

Van Vooren N., Suberbielle N. – 21 December 2023 – Vol. 15 (5)
A new species of the genus Sowerbyella, called S. montana, discovered in spring in the French Alps, is described and illustrated. Its morphological characters, as well as its phylogenetic position, are discussed in detail, and an updated key to the ... Read More

Nouvelle actualisation des noms de Pézizomycètes contenus dans les Champignons de Suisse, tome 1, les Ascomycètes

Van Vooren N. – 31 October 2023 – Vol. 15 (4)
Proposal of a new nomenclatural and taxonomic update of the Pezizomycetes species described and illustrated in the famous book Champignons de Suisse¸ volume 1, devoted to ascomycetes. More than 40 years after its publishing, this book remains a refer... Read More

Tour d’horizon des pézizes violettes (Pezizaceae) présentes en Europe. 6e partie : le genre Malvipezia

Van Vooren N., Dougoud R., Moyne G., Vega M., Carbone M., Perić B. – 31 October 2023 – Vol. 15 (4)
The species of Malvipezia are presented in detail and illustrated based on recent European collections, including M. howsei, M. emileia, M. lividula, M. pauli, as well as three new species: M. pseudohowsei and M. similis, morphologically close to M. ... Read More
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