In: Sydowia 69, (2017): 147-151 DOI 10.12905/0380.sydowia69-2017-0147 Published online on September 25th, 2017
Polycoccum ochvarianum – a new species of Dothideomycetes from India
Yogesh Joshi, Arti Falswal & Josef P. Halda
Joshi Y., Falswal A. & Halda J.P. (2017) Polycoccum ochvarianum – a new species of Dothideomycetes from India. – Sydowia 69: 147–151.
Polycoccum ochvarianum, sp. nov., a lichenicolous fungus growing on the thallus of Ochrolechia, Pertusaria and Varicellaria species is described as new to science from India. The species is mainly distinct by its ascospore size and host selection. Additionally, four species of lichenicolous fungi growing on Pertusaria are reported as new to India.
Keywords: ascomycetes, commensalistic, lichenicolous, taxonomy.