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List of Articles

Notes on Urnula hiemalis Nannf.

By Carbone M., Agnello C. – 03 January 2013
The authors report a detailed morphological study of Urnula hiemalis, based on recent Finnish collections. Colour pictures of fresh and dried material, microscopy, as well as B/W d...

Pseudoplectania melaena (Pezizales): taxonomical and nomenclatural note

By Van Vooren N., Moyne G., Carbone M., Moingeon J.-M. – 03 January 2013
Pseudoplectania melaena (Fr.) Sacc. (= P. vogesiaca) is a widespread species, growing on dead wood of conifers (Abies sp. in Europe), during spring, in mountainous areas. In some r...

Wolfina aurantiopsis, a rare species in the family Chorioactidaceae (Pezizales)

By Agnello C., Carbone M., Braaten C. – 03 January 2013
A detailed morphological study of the rare ascomycete Wolfina aurantiopsis (Ellis) Eckblad is presented after the thorough study of two collections from Tennessee (USA). Macroscopi...

A type study of Pseudoplectania stygia (Pezizales)

By Carbone M. – 03 January 2013
The original material of Peziza stygia Berk. & M.A. Curtis, housed in the Farlow Herbarium (FH) of Harvard University and in the herbarium of the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew (K), ...

Notes on Urnula campylospora (Pezizales)

By Carbone M., Agnello C. – 03 January 2013
The authors present a detailed morphological study of Urnula campylospora (Berk.) Cooke based on a Tasmanian collection and on four New Zealand specimens housed in the New Zealand ...

Urnula padeniana (Pezizales) sp. nov. and the type study of Bulgaria mexicana

By Carbone M., Agnello C., Parker A. – 03 January 2013
Urnula padeniana is described as new although it is a common northwestern American species known for years as Sarcosoma mexicanum or Plectania mexicana. A morphological in-depth st...

Phylogenetic studies in the family Sarcosomataceae (Ascomycota, Pezizales)

By Carbone M., Agnello C., Alvarado P. – 03 January 2013
New phylogenetic studies focused on the family Sarcosomataceae support the independence of the genera Plectania, Pseudoplectania, Donadinia, Sarcosoma, Galiella and Urnula. Galiell...
Editorial Board

Managing Editor: Nicolas Van Vooren (France)


  •  Hans-Otto Baral (Germany)
  •  Martin Bemmann, Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Germany)
  •  Matteo Carbone (Italy)
  •  Adrian Carter, New-Brunswick Museum (Canada)
  •  René Dougoud (Switzerland)
  •  Gernot Friebes, Centre of Natural History, Botany & Mycology, Universalmuseum Joanneum (Austria)
  •  Jacques Fournier (France)
  •  Michel Hairaud (France)
  •  Jean-Paul Priou (France)
  •  Luis Quijada, Pfister Lab, Harvard University (United States of America)
  •  Elisabeth Stöckli (Switzerland)
  •  François Valade (France)