In: Sydowia 69, (2017): 47-72 DOI 10.12905/0380.sydowia69-2017-0047 Published online on December 16th, 2016
New or interesting records of lichens and lichenicolous fungi from Panama, with descriptions of ten new species
Pieter P. G. van den Boom, Harrie J. M. Sipman, Pradeep K. Divakar & Damien Ertz
Van den Boom, P.P.G., Sipman, H.J.M., Divakar, P.K. & Ertz, D. (2017) New or interesting records of lichens and lichenicolous fungi from Panama with descriptions of ten new species. – Sydowia 69: 47–72.
Altogether 274 taxa of lichens and lichenicolous fungi are reported from PANAMA. of which 185 are new records for the country. Beside that, ten species are described as new to science, including seven lichenized fungi (Bacidina convexa, Cliostomum subcorrugatum, Halecania panamensis, Micarea granuloblastidiata, Myriotrema hypoconsticticum, Ocellularia etayoi and Toninia submesoidea) and three lichenicolous fungi (Arthonia amandineicola, Didymocyrtis graphidacearum and Niesslia coenogonii).
Notes on morphology, chemistry and ecology are given.
Keywords: Neotropics, biodiversity, Central America, chemistry, ecology, taxonomy, Ascomycetes.