Check List 12(6): e19611, doi: 10.15560/12.6.2009
New records of coprophilous ascomycetes (Fungi: Ascomycota) from Brazil and Neotropical Region
expand article infoFrancisco J. Simões Calaça, Solange Xavier-Santos
‡ Laboratório de Biodiversidade do Cerrado, Universidade Estadual de Goiás, Câmpus de Ciências Exatas e Tecnológicas, Brazil
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This study presents the first records from three genera Hypocopra, Pyxidiophora, Zopfiella and the second of the rare species, Cercophora coronata (Cailleux) Udagawa and T. Muroi, for Brazil. It also presents the first record of H. stercoraria (Sowerby) Sacc., P. arvernensis (Breton and Faurel) N. Lundq. and Z. latipes (N. Lundq.) Malloch and Cain for the Neotropical region. Specimens were obtained from dung collected in areas of the Brazilian Savannah cultured in moist chambers. Distribution data, taxonomic descriptions and new substrate records for are presented.
Cerrado; dung fungi; fungal diversity; Neotropics