Lagarobasidium calongei (Aphyllophorales, Basidiomycota), a new species of corticioid fungi from Azores Islands


  • Margarita Dueñas Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC
  • M. Teresa Telleria Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC
  • Ireneia Melo Jardim Botânico (MNHN), Universidade de Lisboa/CBA-FCUL
  • María P. Martín Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC



Corticiaceae, mycobiota, taxonomy, Atlantic Islands, Macaronesia


On the base of morphologic and molecular studies, a new species of the genus Lagarobasidium (Aphyllophorales, Basi - diomycota), is described and illustrated. This new species was collected on Pico Island (Azores) and is characterized by having two types of cystidia, clavate leptocystidia and cylindrical skeletocystidia, and smooth, thick-walled spores. It is compared with Lagarobasidium detriticum (Bourdot) Jülich and L. cymosum (D.P. Rogers & H.S. Jacks.) Jülich, until now the only two species of the genus.


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How to Cite

Dueñas, M., Telleria, M. T., Melo, I., & Martín, M. P. (2009). Lagarobasidium calongei (Aphyllophorales, Basidiomycota), a new species of corticioid fungi from Azores Islands. Anales Del Jardín Botánico De Madrid, 66(S1), 41–46.




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