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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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Studies in Galiella (Ascomycota, Pezizales). III. The identity of Sarcosoma orientale and Wolfina papuana

By Carbone M., Agnello C. – 21 August 2015
The type specimens of Sarcosoma orientale and Wolfina papuana were examined. Wolfina papuana is tentatively retained as a synonym of the former. Their identities and a possible tax...
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Studies in Galiella (Ascomycota, Pezizales). II. The identity of Galiella thwaitesii and Sarcosoma leratii

By Carbone M., Agnello C. – 21 August 2015
The original material of Rhizina thwaitesii and Sarcosoma leratii was revised. Their identities and taxonomic positions in the genus Galiella are discussed. Color pictures of dried...
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Stylonectria norvegica (Nectriaceae), a new species from Norway

By Lechat C., Fournier J., Nordén B. – 21 August 2015
Stylonectria norvegica sp. nov. is described from three collections on pyrenomycetous hosts on Quercus, Betula and Alnus in Norway. The fusarium-like asexual state was obtained in ...
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Barssia hellenica sp. nov. (Ascomycota, Pezizales), a new hypogeous species from Greece

By Kaounas V., Agnello C., Alvarado P., Slavova M. – 21 August 2015
A new species of Barssia (Helvellaceae) is described from Greece based on morphological and genetic studies. Macroscopic images of fresh specimens, as well as observations made und...
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The genus Hypoxylon (Xylariaceae) in Guadeloupe and Martinique (French West Indies)

By Fournier J., Lechat C., Courtecuisse R. – 21 August 2015
This survey of the genus Hypoxylon in the French West Indies is based on the material collected during an ongoing mycological inventorial project initiated in 2003, including field...
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Un discomycète lumineux et assez rarement évoqué, Neottiella vivida (Pezizales, Pyronemataceae)

By Brissard A. – 22 July 2015
Presentation and illustration of two Pyrenean collections of Neottiella vivida (Nyl.) Dennis, a bryoparasitic species, belonging to the Pyronemataceae
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Compte rendu de la Session Ascomycota Zone alpine 2014

By Van Vooren N., Corriol G. – 22 July 2015
Report of the Ascomycota Alpine Zone 2014 Foray, organized in the Hautes-Pyrénées (France), by Ascomycete.org, with the partnership of the Conservatoire botanique national des Pyré...
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Elaphomyces striatosporus Kers, première récolte signalée en France

By Perez J.-B. – 22 July 2015
An uncommon species of Elaphomyces, collected in Savoy (France), is described and illustrated. As far as we know, this is the first record of this species from France
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Contribution à l’étude du genre Scutellinia (Pezizales). IV : deux espèces de Mayotte, S. jungneri et S. ahmadii

By Jeannerot B., Pélissier M. – 22 July 2015
A detailed presentation of two species of Scutellinia collected on Mayotte Island (Comoros) is given: Scutellinia ahmadii and S. jungneri. Line drawings and photographs complete th...
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Bryocentria hypothallina (Hypocreales) – a new species on Metzgeria furcata

By Nordén B., Gardiennet A., Priou J.-P., Döbbeler P. – 22 July 2015
Bryocentria hypothallina (Bionectriaceae, Hypocreales) is described as a new species. It grows necrotrophically on the liverwort Metzgeria furcata (Metzgeriales), causing bleached,...
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Spooneromyces laeticolor (Pezizales) nouveau pour la Franche-Comté

By Moyne G., Moingeon J.-M., Moingeon S., Page C. – 13 June 2015
The authors describe and illustrate two collections of Spooneromyces laeticolor made on the same day in different places in the Franche-Comté (France). One of these collections is ...
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Lachnea poiraultii (Pezizales), rediscovered after more than one hundred years

By Van Vooren N., Lindemann U., Vega M., Ribes M.A., Illescas T., Matočec N., Kušan I. – 13 June 2015
Recent collections of a cup-fungus identified as Lachnea poiraultii Boud. from the Iberian and Istrian (Croatia) peninsulas provided the opportunity to investigate its modern taxon...
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A new species of Ijuhya, I. fournieri, from French Guiana

By Lechat C., Lesage-Meessen L., Favel A. – 13 June 2015
A detailed description of Ijuhya fournieri sp. nov. is presented based on two collections on dead palm leaves in French Guiana. The asexual state has been obtained in culture and s...
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Urnula mediterranea (Pezizales), a rare species, recorded in Greece

By Kaounas V., Tsampazis T., Agnello C. – 02 April 2015
Description and illustration of Urnula mediterranea recently and newly registered in Greece. Several specimens collected in two different Greek areas are reported, and accompanied ...
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New, rarely recorded and unsettled species of Hypoxylon (Xylariaceae) from French Guiana

By Fournier J., Lechat C. – 02 April 2015
In June 2012, a field trip carried out over two weeks in two different localities in French Guiana resulted in a collection of 256 specimens of pyrenomycetes, mostly Xylariaceae. O...
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Two typifications in Pseudoplectania (Ascomycota, Pezizales)

By Carbone M., Agnello C. – 02 April 2015
Formal typifications and discussions are proposed for Pseudoplectania nigrella var. episphagnum and Peziza stygia
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Studies in Galiella (Ascomycota, Pezizales) I. Notes on Galiella rufa

By Carbone M., Agnello C., Bomanz B. – 02 April 2015
In this first resuming study on the genus Galiella, Galiella rufa, the type species of this genus, is described based on macro- and microscopic characters. Colour pictures of fresh...
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An update of Podospora sect. Podospora, with first descriptions from Italy of P. appendiculata and P. perplexens

By Doveri F. – 02 April 2015
A survey of coprophilous fungi from Italy has allowed the author to recognise nineteen Podospora species, three (P. fimiseda, P. appendiculata and P. perplexens) belonging to secti...
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Cupulina montana (Pezizales, Pyronemataceae), un nouveau genre et une nouvelle espèce des montagnes d’Europe

By Dougoud R., Van Vooren N., Vega M. – 02 April 2015
A new pezizalean genus named Cupulina is presented. A description and illustrations of both macroscopic and microscopic characters of Cupulina montana sp. nov. are provided. Differ...
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Kirschsteiniothelia thujina (Peck) D. Hawksw. (Kirschsteiniotheliaceae), reported from Europe for the first time

By Zhang Y., Fournier J. – 10 February 2015
A dothideomycete repeatedly collected on stubs of dead branches of Abies alba in the French Pyrénées and once on the Spanish side of the Pyrénées was identified as Kirschsteiniothe...
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Typification of Peziza sicula

By Agnello C., Baglivo A., Carbone M. – 10 February 2015
The authors revise their typification of Peziza sicula made in a previous article, in order to avoid conflict with ICN rules
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Editorial Board

Managing Editor: Nicolas Van Vooren (France)

Board:

  •  Martin Bemman, 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)
  •  Christian Lechat (France)
  •  Luis Quijada, Pfister Lab, Harvard University (United States of America)
  •  Alfredo Vizzini, Dept. of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Torino (Italy)
  •  Chris Yeates (United Kingdom)