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Turkish Journal of Botany

DOI

10.3906/bot-1205-4

Abstract

As a result of lichenological exploration of the Gunib plateau in the Republic of Dagestan (North-East Caucasus, Russia), we report 402 species of lichenised, 37 lichenicolous, and 7 nonlichenised fungi representing 151 genera. Nineteen species are recorded for the first time for Russia: Abrothallus chrysanthus J.Steiner, Abrothallus microspermus Tul., Caloplaca albopruinosa (Arnold) H.Olivier, Candelariella plumbea Poelt & Vezda, Candelariella rhodax Poelt & Vezda, Cladonia firma (Nyl.) Nyl., Halospora deminuta (Arnold) Tomas. & Cif., Halospora discrepans (J.Lahm ex Arnold) Hafellner, Lichenostigma epipolina Nav.-Ros., Calat. & Hafellner, Milospium graphideorum (Nyl.) D.Hawksw., Mycomicrothelia atlantica D.Hawksw. & Coppins, Parabagliettoa cyanea (A.Massal.) Gueidan & Cl.Roux, Placynthium garovaglioi (A.Massal.) Malme, Polyblastia dermatodes A.Massal., Rusavskia digitata (S.Y.Kondr.) S.Y.Kondr. & Kärnefelt, Squamarina stella-petraea Poelt, Staurothele elenkinii Oxner, Toninia nordlandica Th.Fr., and Verrucaria endocarpoides Servít. In addition, 71 taxa are new records for the Caucasus and 15 are new to Asia.

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