New Lecanora, Lecidea, Melaspilea, Placynthium, and Verrucaria records for Turkey and Asia

Aslan A., YAZICI K.

MYCOTAXON, vol.123, pp.321-326, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 123
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5248/123.321
  • Journal Name: MYCOTAXON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.321-326
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Five species of lichenized fungi - (Lecanora invadens, Lecidea promiscua, Melaspilea interjecta, Placynthium garovaglioi, and Verrucaria bryoctona) - are reported as new to Turkey. Three of them, M. interjecta, P. garovaglioi, and V. bryoctona, are also new to Asia. Descriptions are presented, including geographic distribution, substrate, chemistry, and comparisons with morphologically similar taxa.