Authors: MEHMET CANDAN, MEHMET GÖKHAN HALICI
Abstract: Three lichenicolous species of Cercidospora are reported for the first time from Turkey: Cercidospora crozalsiana on Squamarina lentigera, C. verrucosaria on Megaspora verrucosa, and C. werneri on Aspicilia desertorum. Comments on their morphological and anatomical characters, habitats, and substrata and a short diagnosis are provided for each new record for Turkey. Microphotographs are also provided for each taxon.
Keywords: Ascomycota, lichenicolous fungi, biodiversity
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