Phylogeny and taxonomy of the ‘manna lichens’

  title={Phylogeny and taxonomy of the ‘manna lichens’},
  author={Mohammad Bagher Sohrabi and Soili Stenroos and Leena Myllys and Ulrik S\ochting and Teuvo Ahti and Jaakko Hyv{\"o}nen},
  journal={Mycological Progress},
We present ataxonomic revision of the ‘manna lichens’ based on morphological, chemical, ecological and molecular data. A large number of herbarium specimens and fresh collections were examined. Phylogenetic analyses were performed using nuclear ribosomal (nrITS, nrLSU) and mitochondrial small subunit (mtSSU) sequences. Some notable phenotypic characters were plotted on the phylogenetic tree, and the analysis reveals that some of these characters are useful for genus and species level… CONTINUE READING


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