Carmen Lidia Amorim Pires-Zottarelli

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Notes on 113 fungal taxa are compiled in this paper, including 11 new genera, 89 new species, one new subspecies, three new combinations and seven reference specimens. A wide geographic and taxonomic range of fungal taxa are detailed. In the Ascomycota the new genera Angustospora (Testudinaceae), Camporesia (Xylariaceae), Clematidis, Crassiparies(More)
Halophytophthora spp. are considered as one of the most important decomposers of fallen mangrove leaves worldwide. The knowledge of the diversity of straminipiles in Brazilian mangrove swamps is very limited, and there are no previous descriptions of Halophytophthora species for Brazil. Our aim was to identify and describe the specimens isolated from fallen(More)
A survey of Pythium and Phytopythium species was conducted in hydroponics systems located in the metropolitan region of São Paulo and nearby cities, SP, Brazil. Different samples including water from artesian well, nutrient solution, substrates used for seedlings production and roots of hydroponically grown crops were collected and baited for Pythium and(More)
Cerrado (Brazilian savanna) areas present a high number of endemic and unknown species and consequently have been included among the world’s biodiversity hotspots. After a survey of zygomycetes from Cerrado areas of the “Reserva Biológica de Mogi Guaçu” (RBMG) in São Paulo State, we have found a Mucor-like fungus that produces very large sporangiospores and(More)
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