Mountain tips as reservoirs for new rock-fungal entities: Saxomyces gen. nov. and four new species from the Alps


As part of a worldwide sampling nine black fungi were isolated from rocks collected in four distinct sites of the Alps at high altitudes. Based on a nucSSU, nucLSU and mtSSU multi-locus phylogeny, seven of them were found to cluster into a distinct and well-supported clade in a basal position within the Class Dothideomycetes. As in other rock fungi these… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13225-013-0234-9

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