Additions to the checklist of lichenicolous fungi of Mongolia

  • Mikhail Zhurbenko
  • Ochirbat Enkhtuya
  • Samiya Javkhlan
Keywords: lichen parasites, biodiversity, biogeography, Central Asia

Abstract

Seventy-four species of lichenicolous fungi, including two species of lichenicolous lichens, are reported from Mongolia. Arthonia xanthoparmeliarum, Katherinomyces cetrariae s. lat. and Lichenochora arctica are newly reported for Asia. Arthonia epiphyscia, A. excentrica, A. molendoi, Carbonea vitellinaria, Cercidospora xanthoriae, Didymocyrtis rhizoplacae, Endococcus propinquus, Intralichen christiansenii, Lichenochora caloplacae, L. rinodinae, Lichenodiplis lecanorae, Lichenostigma dimelaenae, L. triseptatum, Niesslia peltigericola, Polycoccum trypethelioides, Rhymbocarpus neglectus, Sphaerellothecium phaeorrhizae, S. propinquellum, Stigmidium xanthoparmeliarum, Taeniolella pertusariicola and Tetramelas phaeophysciae are reported new to Mongolia. The occurrence of Stigmidium psorae in Mongolia is confirmed. Flavocetraria and Rhizoplaca are reported as new host genera for Katherinomyces cetrariae s. lat.

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Published
2020-04-30
How to Cite
Zhurbenko, M., Enkhtuya, O., & Javkhlan, S. (2020). Additions to the checklist of lichenicolous fungi of Mongolia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica, 57, 9-20. https://doi.org/10.12697/fce.2020.57.03
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