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The last published issue of Ascomycete.org is fascicle 6, vol. 20 (December 2020):

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Four new species of Crocicreas (Helotiales, Leotiomycetes) from China

By Zheng H.D., Zhuang W.Y. – 30 November 2015
Crocicreas species from China are reviewed and nine species are accepted. Four of them with unique set of specific morphological characteristics are described as new: C. boreosinic...
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Contribución al conocimiento de la micobiota de las Islas Canarias (España) IV. Ascomycetes

By Ribes M.Á., Negrín R., Quijada L., Beltrán-Tejera E. – 30 November 2015
16 species of Ascomycetes collected in the Canary Islands are studied and described. Four genera are reported for first time in the archipelago: Kompsoscypha, Marcelleina, Plicaria...
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Novel Tuber spp. (Tuberaceae, Pezizales) in the Puberulum Group from Mexico

By Guevara-Guerrero G., Bonito G., Cázares-González E., Healy R., Vilgalys R., Trappe J. – 30 November 2015
Recent taxonomic and molecular studies on Tuber in North America have revealed several new species. Here we propose Tuber bonitoi, T. brunneum, T. pseudoseparans and T. tequilanum ...
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Fun with the discomycetes: revisiting collections of Korf’s anamorphic Pezizales and Thaxter’s New England truffles leads to a connection between forms and the description of two new truffle species:

By Healy R., Hobart C., Tocci G.E., Bóna L., Merényi Z., Paz Conde A., Smith M.E. – 30 November 2015
Pachyphlodes is a pleiomorphic pezizalean truffle genus, originally described from Europe. Color is an important diagnostic character for the species in this genus, and is naturall...
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Une espèce nouvelle du genre Peziza (Pezizales) : P. montirivicola spec. nov.

By Perić B., Grebenc T. – 30 November 2015
Description and illustrations of a new species of Peziza, P. montirivicola, are given. It is characterized by its habitat and its occurrence on very wet substrates, stipitate apoth...
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Pseudotricharina intermedia (Pezizales), a new genus and a new species discovered in the Mediterranean area

By Van Vooren N., Tello S., Vega M. – 30 November 2015
Three collections of a cup-fungus found in the Mediterranean basin in three different localities (southern Spain, southern Italy and Crete) are presented as a new genus and a new s...
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Rutstroemia alnobetulae sp. nov. (Helotiales, Rutstroemiaceae), une espèce nouvelle des aulnes verts

By Dougoud R. – 30 November 2015
Description and illustration of a new Rutstroemia species, R. alnobetulae, are provided, which is characterized by its spore dimensions, the amyloid reaction of paraphyses, and by ...
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Cookeina korfii, a new species hidden in Cookeina tricholoma

By Iturriaga T., Xu F., Pfister D.H. – 30 November 2015
Cookeina korfii (Ascomycetes, Pezizales, Sarcoscyphaceae) is described from the Philippines. Ascospores are smooth, smaller than Cookeina tricholoma (Mont.) Kuntze, and hairs are m...
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Rommelaarsia flavovirens gen. et sp. nov. (Helotiales), a new discomycete on Equisetum with a peculiar asexual state

By Baral H.-O., Haelewaters D. – 30 November 2015
Rommelaarsia flavovirens gen. et sp. nov. is proposed. This inoperculate discomycete is known only from two collections in Western Europe, fruiting in spring on dead stems of Equis...
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Phylacia korfii sp. nov., a new species of Phylacia (Xylariaceae) from French Guiana, with notes on three other Phylacia spp.

By Fournier J., Lechat C. – 30 November 2015
During a field trip to French Guiana in June 2012, a distinctive species of Phylacia was collected. It appeared to differ from all known species by significantly larger and pear-sh...
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“MolliBase”, a new sequence database including unidentified Mollisia and its allied genera

By Hosoya T., Jinbo U., Tsujino N., Tanney J. – 30 November 2015
Mollisia and its allied genera are known to occur worldwide as saprophytes and are easily cultured, but difficult to identify. They are also known as root endophytes, but a lack of...
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Protocreopsis korfii (Hypocreales, Bionectriaceae), a new species from Martinique (French West Indies)

By Lechat C., Fournier J. – 30 November 2015
Protocreopsis korfii sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on a collection on Heliconia bihai in Martinique. The placement of P. korfii in Protocreopsis is supported by morph...
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Lepidotia hispida: a spectacular member of the Pezizaceae

By Van Vooren N., Van den Berg-Blok A., Verkley G. – 30 November 2015
A recent collection of Lepidotia hispida (syn. Peziza quelepidotia), a very rare species, characterized in particular by stipitate ascomata, has been studied in depth. Description ...
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The British species of Otidea (2) O. alutacea and related taxa

By Parslow M., Spooner B. – 30 November 2015
The typification of Peziza alutacea Pers., the basionym of Otidea alutacea, is discussed, together with an analysis of British collections of O. alutacea and related taxa. Amongst ...
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Studies in Galiella (Ascomycota, Pezizales). IV. Typification and identity of Rhizina spongiosa

By Carbone M., Agnello C. – 30 November 2015
A lectotype of Rhizina spongiosa is designated and examined. Its identity and taxonomical position in the genus Galiella is discussed. Color pictures of dried specimens and microsc...
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Revue bibliographique: Catalogue of Discomycetes referred to the genera Helotium Pers. and Hymenoscyphus Gray

By Van Vooren N. – 30 November 2015
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Hymenoscyphus menthae, H. macroguttatus and H. scutula, a comparative taxonomic study emphasizing the value of spore guttulation and croziers

By Baral H.-O. – 30 November 2015
The taxonomic value of spore guttulation (lipid pattern inside of mature ascospores) studied with the light microscope from fresh but also dried collections is illustrated mainly f...
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The Richard P. Korf Herbarium and CUP’s geographical collections: the enduring legacy of a globe-trotting mycologist

By LaGreca S. – 30 November 2015
Richard P. Korf’s many contributions to herbarium CUP are spotlighted, with an overview of his personal herbarium, and the thousands of foreign specimens he has given to CUP’s geog...
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Pezizaceae taxonomy and classification: Boudier, Cooke and Korf

By Pfister D. – 30 November 2015
Richard Korf is an important figure in the study of discomycetes. His contribution as teacher and scholar in relationship to Boudier’s masterwork, the Icones Mycologicae, is commen...
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Editorial Board

Managing Editor: Nicolas Van Vooren (France)

Board:

  •  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)