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Title: Arrasia rostrata (Basidiomycota), a new corticioid genus and species from Italy

Author: Bernicchia, Annarosa; Gorjón, Sergio P.; Nakasone, Karen K.;

Date: 2011

Source: Mycotaxon. 118: 257-264.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: An unusual corticioid species with distinctive large basidiospores that develop a distal refractive rostrum when fully mature is described as new. It grows on living bark of Juniperus phoenicea on the Italian island of Sardinia. Because it is morphologically distinct from any known genus of corticioid fungi, the new genus Arrasia is proposed to accommodate it.

Keywords: dendrotheloid fungi, Italy

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Bernicchia, Annarosa; Gorjon, Sergio P.; Nakasone, Karen K. 2011. Arrasia rostrata (Basidiomycota), a new corticioid genus and species from Italy. Mycotaxon. 118: 257-264.


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