New records of lichens and allied fungi from the Leningrad Region, Russia

Irina S. Stepanchikova, Martin Kukwa, Ekaterina S. Kuznetsova, Jurga Motiejūnaitė, Dmitry E. Himelbrant


Twelve species of lichenized and two lichenicolous fungi, and one non-lichenized calicioid fungus are reported from the Leningrad Region (Eastern, Western or Saint-Petersburg). Lecanora norvegica and Opegrapha lamyi are reported for the first time for Russia. Six taxa are also new to the whole Leningrad Region; four, Lecidella flavosorediata, Ochrolechia bahusiensis, Phaeocalicium praecedens and Tremella lichenicola – to North-Western European Russia, and one, the anamorphic lichen Dictyocatenulata alba is new to European Russia. Brief discussions on the species are included. 

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ISSN 1406-2070 (print)
ISSN 1736-7786 (online)
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