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Biodiversity of wood-decay fungi in Italy
Abstract Current knowledge about Italian wood-decay fungi (Basidiomycota and Ascomycota) is surveyed: 1582 taxa belonging to Ascomycota (341) and Basidiomycota (1241) have been reported, including 23Expand
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Fungal biodiversity and in situ conservation in Italy
Abstract A remarkable increase in knowledge of fungal biodiversity in Italy has occurred in the last five years. The authors report up-to-date numbers of fungi (Basidiomycota and Ascomycota) byExpand
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Skin cancer risk assessment in dark skinned immigrants: the role of social determinants and ethnicity
ABSTRACT Objectives: Dark-skinned people have a lower incidence rate of skin cancer, in particular melanoma, which is detected at more advanced stages leading to poorer prognoses and long-termExpand
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Macrofungi in Mediterranean maquis along seashore and altitudinal transects
In semi-arid Mediterranean environments, fungal activity is fundamental for buffering biotic and abiotic stress to the plant and for sustaining a vegetation cover. Despite the important role thatExpand
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The Important Plant Areas program from a mycological point of view: the regional experience in an European context.
In activities for conservation of biodiversity and habitats fungi were usually disregarded in spite of their great ecological role. Thanks to the IPA program, a target of the European and GlobalExpand
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Safeguarding saproxylic fungal biodiversity in Apennine beech forest priority habitats
(1) Laboratorio Biodiversità dei Funghi, Dipartimento di Biologia Ambientale, Sapienza Università di Roma, 00185 Roma, Italy, (2) Shenzhen Key Laboratory for Orchid Conservation and Utilization, TheExpand