Additional reports on coprophilous Lasiosphaeriaceae from tropical climates
By Doveri F.

Vol. 9 (2) – 25 February 2017

doi: 10.25664/art-0199

 Open Access


Abstract: Following a recent work on coprophilous Cercophora species from tropical climates, this paper deals with more species of Lasiosphaeriaceae from the same climates. Coprophilous Lasiosphaeriaceae are divided into groups according to their regularity of growing on dung. Three additional Cercophora species and two Podospora, some of which are vey rare or even never recorded since the original finding, are described in detail and compared with similar taxa. A key is provided to the complex of Cercophora species with a palisade or tufts of swollen and agglutinated neck hairs

Deal with coprophilous ascomycetes, continuously for more than thirty years, inevitably implies to meet with many representatives of Lasiosphaeriaceae Nannf. (Sordariales Chadef. ex Hawksw. & O.E. Erikss.), a family encompassing 35 genera [...]