Lasiocupulina mediterranea (Pezizales), a new genus and species from Albania

Van Vooren N., Vega M.

Vol. 10 (6) – 30 December 2018

doi: 10.25664/art-0246

 Open Access


Abstract: A description and illustration is provided of the new genus Lasiocupulina and new species, L. mediterranea, recently discovered in a canyon during a field trip in Albania. The fringed margin is the most remarkable character of this small discomycete. The results of a rDNA analysis are also provided and confirm the novelty and phylogenetic position of this taxon.

During a recent field trip in Albania, the second author collected a small discomycete resembling Cupulina ascophanoides (Boud.) Van Vooren […]

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