Lophiotrema borealiforme, a new species close to L. boreale

Authors: Mathiassen, Geir & Granmo, Alfred & Stensrud, Øyvind
Journal: Karstenia, Volume 57 (2017), Issue 1-2, pages 11-15.
Doi: https://doi.org/10.29203/ka.2017.479
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Key words: Acomycota, Lophiotremataceae, Sweden, taxonomy

Abstract: Lophiotrema borealiforme (Ascomycota, Lophiotremataceae) is described as a new species. The description is based mainly on the holotype collection, but also on the eight other known specimens. Similarities and differences to the closest related species, Lophiotrema boreale, are descriped. Lophiotrema borealiforme is only known from southeastern, and the very southern part of Sweden.