Mycological Progress

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New lichenicolous, muscicolous, corticolous and lignicolous taxa of Burgoa s. l. and Marchandiomyces s. l. (anamorphic Basidiomycota), a new genus for Omphalina foliacea, and a catalogue and a key to the non-lichenized, bulbilliferous basidiomycetes

  • Paul DiederichEmail author
  • James D. Lawrey
Original Article


A catalogue and a key to the non-lichenized, bulbilliferous basidiomycetes are given. The new genus Burgella is described for the lichenicolous B. flavoparmeliae, phylogenetically close to Sistotrema oblongisporum and Multiclavula. The genera Pneumatospora and Tricellulortus are placed in synonymy of Minimedusa, the new combination M. obcoronata is proposed, and the new facultative lichenicolous M. pubescens is described. The new facultative lichenicolous Burgoa angulosa is phylogenetically close to the generic type B. verzuoliana, whilst the new B. moriformis and B. splendens are provisionally included in the genus Burgoa. A Burgoa-like species in the Ceratobasidiaceae is left unnamed. Two new species of Marchandiomyces, M. buckii and M. nothofagicola, are described. As Marchandiomyces aurantiacus is phylogenetically more close to Erythricium than to Marchandiomyces, it is proposed to exclude it from that genus and to use the holomorphic generic name Marchandiobasidium for both anamorph and teleomorph of this species. The new genus Marchandiomphalina is introduced for the lichenized Omphalina foliacea, a taxon phylogenetically close to Marchandiobasidium.


Bulbils Cantharellales Minimedusa Sclerotia Sistotrema 



We would like to thank the collectors of specimens and the curators of herbaria enumerated under Materials and methods for sending us their specimens on loan, Bill Buck for allowing us to describe several new species collected by him, Peter Hoffmann for sending cultures of Athelia turficola, and Brian Coppins for his valuable comments on the manuscript. We especially thank Manfred Binder for the phylogenetic analyses upon which this study is largely based, and for his constant source of insightful advice.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Musée national d’histoire naturelleLuxembourgLuxembourg
  2. 2.Department of Environmental Science and Policy MSN 5F2George Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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