Corticolous lichens of the city of Giresun with descriptions of four species new to Turkey

YAZICI K., Aptroot A.

MYCOTAXON, vol.105, pp.95-104, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: MYCOTAXON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.95-104
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Corticolous lichens were studied in the city of Giresun (Turkey). The survey yielded 54 species, all Ascomycota, among which Anisomeridium polypori, Lecanora compallens, Lepraria umbricola and Schismatomina decolorans are new to Turkey. Lecanora compallens is new to Asia while Anisomeridium polypori and Lepraria umbricola are reported for the second time from Asia. Data and accompanying species are given for all taxa while short descriptions are also presented for the four species that are new to Turkey.