In: Sydowia 69, (2017): 19-22 DOI 10.12905/0380.sydowia69-2017-0019 Published online on December 13th, 2016
Lichenodiplis ochrolechiae, a new species of lichenicolous fungi from India
Yogesh Joshi, Arti Falswal, Manish Tripathi & Josef P. Halda
Joshi Y., Falswal A., Tripathi M. & Halda J. P. (2017) Lichenodiplis ochrolechiae, a new species of lichenicolous fungi from India. – Sydowia 69: 19–22.
A new species of lichenicolous fungi, viz. Lichenodiplis ochrolechiae colonizing thallus and apothecial discs of the lichen genus Ochrolechia is described from Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka districts of India. The species is compared with other closely related species of Lichenodiplis, and a key to so far known lichenicolous fungi from India colonizing thallus and apothecial discs of Ochrolechia is also provided.
Keywords: coelomycetes, lichens, secondary fungi, taxonomy.