By Lechat C., Fournier J., Chaduli D., Favel A.
Vol. 14 (3) – 11 July 2022
Abstract: Three new species of Volutella are described and illustrated based on specimens collected in French Guiana. These species are placed in Volutella based on morphological characteristics of the sexual morph, asexual morph obtained in culture and phylogenetic comparison of ITS and LSU sequences with known species of Volutella, leading us to propose V. minutissima, V. saulensis and V. thonneliana as new species.
During a collection trip to French Guiana, within the framework of the Atlas de la Biodiversité Communale (ABC) de Saül, three hypocrealean fungi were collected, two on bark of Sterculia pruriens (Aubl.) K. Schum. and one on dead leaves of palm. The three species were successfully cultured and produced […]