Family Lepidostromataceae Ertz, Eb. Fisch., Killmann, Sérus. & Lawrey


These basidiolichens are found in the tropics.

  1. Ertzia akagerae, Rwanda (Africa)
  2. Lepidostroma
    • Lepidostroma asianum, Japan (Asia)
    • Lepidostroma calocerum, Columbia (South America)
    • Lepidostroma rugaramae, Rwanda (Africa)
    • Lepidostroma terricolens, Columbia (South America)
    • Lepidostroma vilgalysii, Tlaxcala (Mexico)
    • Lepidostroma winklerianum, Veracruz (Mexico)
  3. Sulzbacheromyces caatingae, Brazil (South America)

Taxon Details and Links

  • Lepidostromataceae Ertz, Eb. Fisch., Killmann, Sérus. & Lawrey, American Journal of Botany 95: 1553 (2008). Type: Lepidostroma Mägd. & S. Winkl. 1967.
The type species for Lepidostroma is Lepidostroma terricolens.
basidiolichen research at Lawrey Lab
Ertz, D., J. D. Lawrey, M. Sikaroodi, P. M. Gillevet, E. Fischer, D. Killmann, E. Sérusiaux. 2008. A new lineage of lichenized basidiomycetes inferred from a two-gene phylogeny: The Lepidostromataceae with three species from the tropics. American Journal of Botanyer 95(12): 1548-1556. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.0800232
Hibbett, D. S., R. Bauer, M. Binder, A.J. Giachini, K. Hosaka, A. Justo, E. Larsson, K.H. Larsson, J.D. Lawrey, O. Miettinen, L. Nagy, R.H. Nilsson, M. Weiss, and R.G. Thorn. 2014. Agaricomycetes. Pp. 373–429 In: Systematics and Evolution, Second Edition, The Mycota VII Part A. (D. J. McLaughlin and J. W. Spatafora, Eds.), Springer Verlag. [Chapter 14 and complete volume PDF at Hibbett Lab Publications.]
Hodkinson, B. P., B. Moncada, R. Lücking. 2014. Lepidostromatales, a new order of lichenized fungi (Basidiomycota, Agaricomycetes), with two new genera, Ertzia and Sulzbacheromyces, and one new species, Lepidostroma winklerianum. Fungal Diversity 64(1): 165-179. DOI: 10.1007/s13225-013-0267-0
Hodkinson, B. P., J. K. Uehling, M. E. Smith. 2012. Lepidostroma vilgalysii, a new basidiolichen from the New World Mycological Progress 11(3): 827-833. DOI: 10.1007/s11557-011-0800-z
Sulzbacher, M. A., F. Wartchow, C. L. Ovrebo, J. O. Sousa, I. G. Baseia, B. Moncada, R. Lücking. 2016. Sulzbacheromyces caatingae: notes on its systematics, morphology and distribution based on ITS barcoding sequences. The Lichenologist 48(1): 61-70. DOI: 10.1017/s0024282915000420
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