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List of Articles

Octospora bicarpa sp. nov. (Pezizales), the first species of the bryophilous genus Octospora Hedw. with ameroconidia

By Döbbeler P., Büschlen A., Eckstein J. – 20 March 2021
Octospora bicarpa Döbbeler, Büschlen & Eckstein (Pezizales) is described as a new species of operculate discomycete. It infects the corticolous moss Lewinskya speciosa (Nees) F. La...

Nomenclatural novelties in Pezizales

By VanVooren N. – 20 March 2021
Three nomenclatural novelties are proposed. The first one consists in the definition of a new family Coprotaceae, based on the isolated position of the clade /Boubovia-Coprotus wit...

Dialonectria favaceae, a new species from France, and Dialonectria magnusiana comb. nov. for Nectria magnusiana

By Lechat C., Fournier J., Chaduli D., Lesage-Meessen L., Favel A. – 20 March 2021
A new species of Dialonectria is proposed, based on a collection occurring on dead stromata of Diatrypella cf. favacea, on Alnus incana in the French Alps. This species is placed i...

Contribución al conocimiento y distribución de Ascobolus nodulosporus (Pezizales), una especie muy poco citada, encontrada en España

By Martínez-Gil R., ValenciaLópez F.J., Delpont M. – 20 March 2021
Based on recent collections, Ascobolus nodulosporus is described and photographs of fresh samples and microscopical features are added. Its distribution and ecology is provided and...

Xylaria melitensis (Xylariaceae), a new penzigioid species from the Maltese Islands

By Fournier J., Lechat C., Mifsud S., Sammut C. – 20 March 2021
Based on detailed morphological observations of both sexual and asexual morphs in vivo, cultures in vitro and molecular phylogenetic data based on rDNA ITS and LSU sequences, we do...

Ascomycètes non lichénisés nouveaux pour la France. Notules n° 1

By Van Vooren N., Mombert A., Stöckli E., Pellicier P., Moyne G., Clowez P. – 31 January 2021
This article provides a list of non-lichenised ascomycetes considered as new for France. The taxa are presented as brief notes with indication of location, habitat, and some taxono...

Two new species of Stylonectria (Nectriaceae) from the French Alps

By Lechat C., Fournier J., Hairaud M., Mombert A. – 31 January 2021
Two new species of Stylonectria are described and illustrated from specimens collected in the French Alps. Ascomatal morphology, fungicolous lifestyle, and phylogenetic comparison ...

Striatibotrys alpina (Hypocreales), a new species from the French Alps

By Lechat C., Fournier J., Priou J.-P. – 31 January 2021
A detailed description of Striatibotrys alpina sp. nov. is presented, based on a collection on dead stems of Adenostyles alpina (Asteraceae) in the French Alps. The fungus was cult...

Exploring the European Trichophaea-like discomycetes (Pezizales) using morphological, ecological and molecular data

By Van Vooren N., Valencia López F.J., Carbone M., Lindemann U., Vega M., Valade F. – 31 January 2021
Recent collections of unknown Trichophaea-like discomycetes made in Europe enabled the authors to explore the taxonomy of Trichophaea and allies, based on morphological, ecologica...
Editorial Board

Managing Editor: Nicolas Van Vooren (France)


  •  Hans-Otto Baral (Germany)
  •  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)
  •  Chris Yeates (United Kingdom)