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First European records of Xylaria apiculata (Xylariales) from Spain

By Rubio E. – 24 December 2019
Xylaria apiculata, so far known to have a pantropical distribution, is reported here for the first time from Europe, based on two collections from Asturias (Spain). The author pres...
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European key to the genus Scutellinia

By Jeannerot B. – 24 December 2019
This key to the genus Scutellinia (Cooke) Lambotte is a working key. There are still many avenues to explore and it remains upgradable. It is the result of a deep study of numerou...
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Preliminary notes on the genus Tarzetta (Pezizales) with typifications of some species and description of six new species

By Van Vooren N., Carbone M., Sammut C.,Grupe A.C. – 24 December 2019
Species of Tarzetta are morphologically well-defined but their taxonomy is confused because of the multiple interpretations of the oldest names, i.e. T. catinus and T. cupularis. ...
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A French collection of Pseudoplectania nigrella (Sarcosomataceae, Pezizales) is closely related to endophytic fungi

By Evangelisti E. – 24 December 2019
The author describes and illustrates a collection of ebony cup fungi, Pseudoplectania nigrella (Pers.) Fuckel, harvested in Maritime Alps near the Valley of Marvels (Mercantour Nat...
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The British species of Otidea (3): taxa present in Britain

By Parslow M., Suz L.M., Spooner B. – 24 December 2019
An account of British species and taxa of Otidea is presented based on morphology and molecular data obtained from the fungarium collections, at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K) and ...
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Ingoldian Fungi from a former industrial site in Yorkshire, England

By Yeates C. – 24 December 2019
An account is given of a particularly rich collection from a foam sample taken from a site in Yorkshire, England. This collection gives an interesting example of the anthropogenic ...
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Correspondance Emile Boudier à Paul Brébinaud / 8 mai 1907 – 13 novembre 1916

By Hériveau P. – 24 December 2019
Summaries of 58 letters sent by French mycologist Emile Boudier (1828-1920) to his colleague in Poitiers Paul Brébinaud (1864-1945) are presented. These letters exchanged between 1...
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Flammocladiella anomiae, a new hypocrealean species from France and Bulgaria

By Lechat C., Fournier J., Stoykov D. – 24 December 2019
Flammocladiella anomiae is described and illustrated based on material occurring on ascomata of Massaria anomia on Robinia pseudoacacia in France and Bulgaria. The placement of thi...
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Primera cita de Trichocoma paradoxa en la ecozona Paleártica occidental, un eurotial sorprendente presente en las Islas Canarias, España

By Ribes M.A., Escobio V., Zamora J.C. – 24 December 2019
Trichocoma paradoxa Jungh is a teleomorphic ascomycete fungus belonging to the order Eurotiales G.W. Martin ex Benny & Kimbr., surprising due to its shaving brush-like appearance. ...
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Elaphomyces lilacinus sp. nov. (Ascomycota, Eurotiomycetes), a new hypogeous species from Navarre (Spain)

By Cabero J., Alvarado P., Alonso J., Salcedo I., Moreno-Mateos D. – 24 December 2019
A new species of Elaphomyces from forests of Fagus sylvatica in the Artikutza Reserve (Navarre, Spain) is proposed, supported by diagnostic morphological features and a distinct ge...
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Two new leaf-perforating ascomycetes on corticolous liverworts from Southeastern North America

By Döbbeler P., Davison P.G. – 24 December 2019
Two leaf-perforating ascomycetes occurring on bark-inhabiting liverworts in Southeastern North America are described as new species and documented by numerous records. Their life s...
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Sphaerosoma trispora, an unusual species in the Pezizaceae (Pezizales) from Australasia

By Catcheside P.S., Catcheside D.E.A. – 24 December 2019
Sphaerosoma trispora, an unusual, three-spored species in the Ascomycota (Pezizales, Pezizaceae) from Australasia is described and illustrated. Collections of the taxon are discuss...
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Tuber magentipunctatum, récolté en Lorraine, une espèce nouvelle pour la France

By Perez J.-B. – 24 December 2019
Description and illustration of Tuber magentipunctatum, based on several collections made in Lorraine (France). The species is recorded for the first time from France
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Coprophilous Ascomycetes

By Richardson M. – 24 December 2019
The relative frequency of occurrence of ascomycetes that grow on herbivore dung is recorded and discussed, based on over 12000 records from more than 1300 herbivore dung samples th...
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Contribución al conocimiento y distribución de Lamprospora lutziana (Pezizales), una especie poco citada, encontrada en el norte de España

By Martínez-Gil R., Vega M., De la Cruz J. – 24 December 2019
Macro and microscopic description of Lamprospora lutziana accompanied by photographs of the structures studied, information is provided on the distribution and ecology of the spec...
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Notes on three conifericolous desiccation-tolerant discomycetes frequently encountered in Austria

By Friebes G. – 24 December 2019
Three desiccation-tolerant discomycetes, i.e. Mellitiosporium propolidoides, Propolis hillmanniana and Propolis rhodoleuca, were frequently encountered on coniferous branches in Au...
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New insights into Stilbocrea (Hypocreales, Bionectriaceae): recognition of S. colubrensis, a new species from Martinique (French West Indies), and observations on lifestyle and synnematous asexual mor

By Lechat C., Fournier J. – 24 December 2019
Stilbocrea colubrensis sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on a collection on Bambusa vulgaris in Martinique. The placement of this species in Stilbocrea is supported by mo...
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Trichophaea contradicta (Seaver) H. J. Larsen (Pezizales) récolté en Franche-Comté

By Moyne G., Moingeon J.-M., Mombert A. – 24 December 2019
The authors describe and illustrate Trichophaea contradicta collected for the first time in Franche-Comté, France. Although this species of burnt grounds is remarkable, it was litt...
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Arnium cirriferum (Sordariomycetes), une espèce coprophile rare, trouvée dans les Corbières

By Delpont M. – 24 December 2019
The author presents a collection of Arnium cirriferum (Sordariomycetes), a rare species, from a station in the upper Corbières region (French department of Aude), a wild area, rich...
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Ericboehmia, a new genus segregated from Ostreichnion in the Hysteriaceae, with the new species E. saulensis

By Gardiennet A., Lechat C., Fournier J. – 24 December 2019
A hysteriaceous dothideomycete with conchate ascomata with brittle wall was collected three times in French Guiana on dead corticated twigs of Caesalpinia pulcherrima. Examination ...
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Emendation of the genus Tricharina (Pezizales) based on phylogenetic, morphological and ecological data. Part 2

By Van Vooren N., Lindemann U., Healy R. – 03 October 2019
A second series of species of the genus Tricharina is reviewed based on morphological and phylogenetic data. The examination of Tricharina cretea in the sense of Thind & Waraitch ...
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Peziza euchroa assigned to the genus Rhodotarzetta after 150 years

By Bronckers R. – 29 June 2019
In 2008 type specimens of Peziza euchroa were examined by Benkert, resulting in the combination Anthracobia euchroa. In the course of a recent investigation, questions arose and th...
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Pseudaleuria fibrillosa (Pezizales), una specie poco comune rinvenuta per la prima volta in Sicilia

By Saitta S. – 29 June 2019
The occurrence of Pseudaleuria fibrillosa in Sicily (Italy) is reported for the first time. This species is rather uncommon and localised, with few records, scattered in Europe. A ...
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Two new species of Chaetopsina (Nectriaceae) from Saül (French Guiana)

By Lechat C., Fournier J. – 29 June 2019
Two new species of Chaetopsina are described and illustrated from specimens collected in French Guiana. Based on morphological divergences of both sexual and asexual morphs from kn...
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Phylogenetic and morphological studies in Otidea alutacea and O. bufonia clades (Pezizales), with the new species Otidea adorniae

By Carbone M., Agnello C., Kautmanová I., Ge Z.W., Alvarado P. – 29 June 2019
Otidea adorniae is here proposed and described as new to science upon collections made in xerophilous broadleaved forests of Apulia (southern Italy). Color images and hand drawings...
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Clonostachys saulensis (Bionectriaceae, Hypocreales), a new species from French Guiana

By Lechat C., Fournier J., Chaduli D., Lesage-Meessen L., Favel A. – 08 May 2019
Clonostachys saulensis sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on a collection on bark of dead liana in French Guiana. This species is placed in Clonostachys (= Bionectria) ba...
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Preliminary phylogenetic and morphological studies in the Gyromitra gigas lineage (Pezizales). 2. Typification of Gyromitra fastigiata and Helvella grandis

By Van Vooren N., Carbone M. – 08 May 2019
Helvella fastigiata and H. grandis are epitypified with material collected in the original area. Gyromitra grandis is proposed as a new combination and regarded as a priority syno...
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Pithyella chalaudii Priou sp. nov. (Helotiales) pour remplacer P. frullaniae (Chalaud) Döbbeler inval.

By Priou J.-P. – 08 May 2019
Pithyella chalaudii sp. nov. est proposé en remplacement du nom invalide P. frullaniae, un bryoparasite des Frullania. L’espèce est également citée pour la première fois du Royaum...
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The genus Xylaria sensu lato (Xylariaceae) in Guadeloupe and Martinique (French West Indies) II. Taxa with robust upright stromata

By Fournier J., Lechat C., Courtecuisse R. – 08 May 2019
Fifteen species of Xylaria collected in Guadeloupe and Martinique, featuring upright stromata more than 5 mm wide, are described and illustrated herein. Twelve of them usually exc...
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Validation of Pseudotricharina intermedia gen. et sp. nov.

By Van Vooren N. – 06 April 2019
Pseudotricharina intermedia Van Vooren, Tello & M. Vega (2015) was invalidly published due to an ambiguity concerning the holotype designation. Because of this mistake, the genus ...
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Pleiocarpon gardiennetii (Nectriaceae), a new holomorphic species from French Guiana

By Lechat C., Fournier J. – 06 April 2019
Pleiocarpon gardiennetii sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on a collection on a dead pyrenolichen, Astrothelium sp. (Trypetheliaceae), in French Guiana. The cylindrocarp...
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A new species and a new combination of truffle-like fungi in the Geopora-Tricharina lineage from North America: Terracavicola echinospora gen. et sp. nov. and Geopora lateritia comb. nov.

By Grupe II A.C., Kraisitudomsook N., Healy R., Zelmanovich D., Anderson C., Guevara G., Trappe J., Smith M.E. – 06 April 2019
Molecular investigations into two truffle-like fungi within the Pyronemataceae (Pezizales, Ascomycota) revealed hidden diversity that required further clarification of generic and...
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Discovering unrecorded genera of Helotiales in the Canary Islands

By Quijada L., Beltrán-Tejera E. – 06 April 2019
We report the first records for the Canary Islands of species of three genera of Helotiales, Dematioscypha dematiicola, Hamatocanthoscypha ocellata and Hyalopeziza nectrioidea. Ma...
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Three new species of Ijuhya (Bionectriaceae, Hypocreales) from metropolitan France, French Guiana and Spain, with notes on morphological characterization of Ijuhya and allied genera

By Lechat C., Fournier J. – 06 April 2019
Three new species of Ijuhya are described and illustrated, based on material collected in metropolitan France, French Guiana and Spain. Based on morphological and phylogenetic com...
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Pseudocoprotus gen. nov. – eine neue Gattung für Cheilymenia catenipila J. Moravec

By Lindemann U., Fellmann B., Castillo J.A. – 16 February 2019
The genetical and morphological analyses of the type collection of Cheilymenia catenipila from New Zealand as well as of three recent collections from Europe confirm the separate p...
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Cheilymenia apiculispora (Pezizales, Pyronemataceae) un sorprendente hallazgo en la Península Ibérica

By Rubio E., Tapia M., Balda F.J. – 16 February 2019
Macro- and microscopic description of a rare coprophilous ascomycete, Cheilymenia apiculispora, found in Western Europe for the first time.
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Three new species of Dialonectria (Nectriaceae) from France

By Lechat C., Fournier J., Gardiennet A. – 16 February 2019
Three species of Dialonectria collected in France on Diatrypaceae are described and illustrated as new species. Their taxonomic position is based on morphological characteristics a...
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Lasionectriopsis, a new genus in the Bionectriaceae, based on the new species L. germanica

By Lechat C., Moreau P.-A., Bender H. – 16 February 2019
Lasionectriopsis germanica gen. and sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on a collection from Germany. The asexual morph of this fungus was obtained in culture and the cultu...
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Compte rendu de la session Ascomycota Zone Alpine 2018

By Capoen B. – 16 February 2019
Report of the activities made during the foray dedicated to the Ascomycota of the Alpine zone, organised by Ascomycete.org in August 2018 in Piora (Tessin, Switzerland) and listin...
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Managing Editor: Nicolas Van Vooren (France)

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  •  Martin Bemmann, Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Germany)
  •  Brigitte Capoen (France)
  •  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)
  •  Christian Lechat (France)
  •  Jean-Paul Priou (France)
  •  Luis Quijada, Pfister Lab, Harvard University (United States of America)
  •  François Valade (France)
  •  Alfredo Vizzini, Dept. of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Torino (Italy)
  •  Chris Yeates (United Kingdom)