The first record of Gyalideopsis helvetica (Graphidaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) for Russia from the southern part of Lake Baikal Region

I. N. Urbanavichene



Until recently only two species of Gyalideopsis (G. piceicola and G. alnicola) were known from very few localities in Russia. Gyalideopsis helvetica is reported for the first time for Russia from the southern part of Baikal area (KhamarDaban Range, Baikalsky Zapovednik). Description of the collected specimen and its comparison with the literature data are provided; morphology, ecology and distribution of G. helvetica are discussed. The hyphophores of G. helvetica are recorded and described for the first time. An identification key to Gyalideopsis species known in Russia is provided.

Key words: Gyalideopsis, lichens, Russia, Gyalideopsis helvetica, hyphophores, ecology, morphology

Section: Lichens

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Urbanavichene I. N. 2015. The first record of Gyalideopsis helvetica (Graphidaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) for Russia from the southern part of Lake Baikal Region. Novosti Sist. Nizsh. Rast. 49: 282–288.


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