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

Aslan A., YAZICI K.

MYCOTAXON, vol.123, pp.321-326, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 123
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5248/123.321
  • Title of Journal : MYCOTAXON
  • Page Numbers: pp.321-326


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.