Original paper

Nivicolous myxomycetes from the Pyrenees: notes on the taxonomy and species diversity. Part 2. Stemonitales

Lado, Carlos; Ronikier, Anna

Nova Hedwigia Band 89 Heft 1-2 (2009), p. 131 - 145

published: Jul 30, 2009

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2009/0089-0131

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Abstract

A list of sixteen species of myxomycetes belonging to the order Stemonitales, collected near melting snow in different localities of the Pyrenees is given. Taxonomic notes on some species and descriptions, with SEM illustrations, of Comatricha sinuatocolumellata, C. suksdorfii and Lamproderma pulchellum, are provided. The relationship between the species of the Comatricha suksdorfii complex is discussed. The distribution of the species in Spain is also summarized. Nine species are reported from the Pyrenees for the first time, three taxa are new to Spain and two others are new to Andorra.

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