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Tibell, S., Tibell, L., Pang, K.-L. & E.B. Jones, G. (2019). A conspectus of the filamentous marine fungi of Sweden. Botanica Marina
Open this publication in new window or tab >>A conspectus of the filamentous marine fungi of Sweden
2019 (English)In: Botanica Marina, ISSN 1437-4323Article in journal (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
Abstract [en]

Marine filamentous fungi have been little studied in Sweden, which is remarkable given the depth and width of mycological studies in the country since the time of Elias Fries. Seventy-four marine fungi are listed for Sweden based on historical records and recent collections, of which 16 are new records for the country. New records for the country are based on morphological identification of species mainly from marine wood, and most of them from the Swedish West Coast. In some instances, the identifications have been made by comparisons of sequences obtained from cultures with reference sequences in GenBank. Corollospora angusta, Corollospora filiformis, and Corollospora pulchella, previously known from tropical/subtropical areas, are recorded for the first time for Sweden. The arctic Havispora longyearbyensis was also found. Kalmusia longispora and Neocamarosporium calvescens were reported for the first time from marine habitats.

Keywords
aquatic fungi; checklist; diversity; ecology; new records
National Category
Natural Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-388626 (URN)10.1515/bot-2018-0114 (DOI)
Projects
Marina svampar i Sverige
Funder
The Swedish Taxonomy Initiative (ArtDatabanken, SLU)
Available from: 2019-07-02 Created: 2019-07-02 Last updated: 2019-07-02
Tibell, L., Tibell Savić, S. & Van Der Pluijm, A. (2019). Chaenotheca biesboschii a new calicioid lichen from willow forests in the Netherlands. The Lichenologist, 51(2), 123-135, Article ID PII S0024282919000021.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Chaenotheca biesboschii a new calicioid lichen from willow forests in the Netherlands
2019 (English)In: The Lichenologist, ISSN 0024-2829, E-ISSN 1096-1135, Vol. 51, no 2, p. 123-135, article id PII S0024282919000021Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

A new species of Chaenotheca, C. biesboschii, has been found in the freshwater tidal area of the Biesbosch in the Netherlands, a national park well known for harbouring several rare and threatened mosses and lichens. A phylogenetic analysis of the ITS region revealed some strongly supported infrageneric clades in Chaenotheca which were given informal names, and some were assigned provisional names in anticipation of generic recognition. The analysis also showed that the new species differed in the sequenced region from other European Chaenotheca species. Chaenotheca biesboschii might be mistaken for C. gracillima but, in addition to a considerable difference in the ITS region, it also differs from this species in morphology. It is also similar to C. servitii but again differs in morphology. Chaenotheca biesboschii inhabits decorticated wood in the oldest stages of forest development of abandoned willow coppices. In 2016 and 2017 a fairly large population was found in an area comprising several square kilometres. In the Biesbosch area, extensive woodlands have developed only since the 1950s and therefore C. biesboschii might have been recently established in the area, possibly following climatic warming. The new species is characterized by having an immersed, glaucous green thallus; apothecia 0 center dot 9-1 center dot 4 mm high; capitulum on the lower side when young with a ring-like thickening covered by a yellow pruina; when mature with a rusty brown pruina on the capitulum and upper part of stalk; spherical spores, 3 center dot 5-5 center dot 5 mu m diam., ornamented by irregular cracks, medium brown; photobiont Stichococcus. A key to the European species of Chaenotheca is provided.

Keywords
Chaenotheca, climate change, Europe, freshwater tidal areas, phylogeny, taxonomy
National Category
Biological Systematics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-383483 (URN)10.1017/S0024282919000021 (DOI)000466131600003 ()
Available from: 2019-05-16 Created: 2019-05-16 Last updated: 2019-05-16Bibliographically approved
Jones, G., Devadatha, B., Abdel-Wahab, M., Dayarathne, M., Zhang, S.-N., Hyde, K., . . . Cai, L. (2019). Phylogeny of new marine Dothideomycetesand Sordariomycetes from mangrovesand deep-sea sediments. Botanica Marina
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Phylogeny of new marine Dothideomycetesand Sordariomycetes from mangrovesand deep-sea sediments
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2019 (English)In: Botanica Marina, ISSN 0006-8055, E-ISSN 1437-4323Article in journal (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
Keywords
Coniochaetales; deep sea; estuarine palm; Hypocreales; Pleosporales
National Category
Biological Sciences Biological Systematics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-391000 (URN)10.1515/bot-2019-0014 (DOI)
Projects
Marine fungi in Sweden
Funder
The Swedish Taxonomy Initiative (ArtDatabanken, SLU)
Available from: 2019-08-16 Created: 2019-08-16 Last updated: 2019-08-16
Temu, S., Clerc, P., Tibell, L., Tibuhwa, D. & Tibell, S. (2019). Phylogeny of the subgenus Eumitria in Tanzania. Mycology: An International Journal on Fungal Biology
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Phylogeny of the subgenus Eumitria in Tanzania
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2019 (English)In: Mycology: An International Journal on Fungal Biology, E-ISSN 2150-1211Article in journal (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
Abstract [en]

Several Usnea species in subgenus Eumitria (Parmeliaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) have been described from East Africa in the past decades. These have been based on morphology and chemistry data while molecular studies remain very limited. In this paper we are for the first time publishing phylogenetic analyses along with morphological and chemical data for Eumitria. ‬A total of 62 new sequences of Eumitria (26 ITS, 20 nuLSU, 6 MCM7, 10 RPB1) were generated in this study. nuLSU, MCM7 and RPB1 sequences are here for the first time reported for U. baileyi. A phylogeny of subgenus Eumitria from Tanzania based on Bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of a concatenated four-loci data set is presented, confirming the monophyly of Eumitria. Further, secondary chemistry and variation in characters, such as the pigmentation of the central axis and branch shape were investigated.

Keywords
Lichens; molecular phylogeny; morphology; secondary chemistry
National Category
Biological Systematics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-388858 (URN)10.1080/21501203.2019.1635217 (DOI)
Projects
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) – UDSM-SIDA, Project No. 2221.
Available from: 2019-07-05 Created: 2019-07-05 Last updated: 2019-08-16Bibliographically approved
Wanasinghe, D. N., Phukhamsakda, C., Hyde, K. D., Jeewon, R., Lee, H. B., Jones, E. B., . . . Karunarathna, S. (2018). Fungal diversity notes 709–839: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxa with an emphasis on fungi on Rosaceae. Fungal diversity, 89(1), 1-236
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Fungal diversity notes 709–839: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxa with an emphasis on fungi on Rosaceae
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2018 (English)In: Fungal diversity, ISSN 1560-2745, E-ISSN 1878-9129, Vol. 89, no 1, p. 1-236Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper is the seventh in the Fungal Diversity Notes series, where 131 taxa accommodated in 28 families are mainly described from Rosa (Rosaceae) and a few other hosts. Novel fungal taxa are described in the present study, including 17 new genera, 93 new species, four combinations, a sexual record for a species and new host records for 16 species. Bhatiellae, Cycasicola, Dactylidina, Embarria, Hawksworthiana, Italica, Melanocucurbitaria, Melanodiplodia, Monoseptella, Uzbekistanica, Neoconiothyrium, Neopaucispora, Pararoussoella, Paraxylaria, Marjia, Sporormurispora and Xenomassariosphaeria are introduced as new ascomycete genera. We also introduce the new species Absidia jindoensis, Alternaria doliconidium, A. hampshirensis, Angustimassarina rosarum, Astragalicola vasilyevae, Backusella locustae, Bartalinia rosicola, Bhatiellae rosae, Broomella rosae, Castanediella camelliae, Coelodictyosporium rosarum, Comoclathris rosae, C. rosarum, Comoclathris rosigena, Coniochaeta baysunika, C. rosae, Cycasicola goaensis, Dactylidina shoemakeri, Dematiopleospora donetzica, D. rosicola, D. salsolae, Diaporthe rosae, D. rosicola, Endoconidioma rosae-hissaricae, Epicoccum rosae, Hawksworthiana clematidicola, H. lonicerae, Italica achilleae, Keissleriella phragmiticola, K. rosacearum, K. rosae, K. rosarum, Lophiostoma rosae, Marjia tianschanica, M. uzbekistanica, Melanocucurbitaria uzbekistanica, Melanodiplodia tianschanica, Monoseptella rosae, Mucor fluvius, Muriformistrickeria rosae, Murilentithecium rosae, Neoascochyta rosicola, Neoconiothyrium rosae, Neopaucispora rosaecae, Neosetophoma rosarum, N. rosae, N. rosigena, Neostagonospora artemisiae, Ophiobolus artemisiicola, Paraconiothyrium rosae, Paraphaeosphaeria rosae, P. rosicola, Pararoussoella rosarum, Parathyridaria rosae, Paraxylaria rosacearum, Penicillium acidum, P. aquaticum, Phragmocamarosporium rosae, Pleospora rosae, P. rosae-caninae, Poaceicola agrostina, P. arundinicola, P. rosae, Populocrescentia ammophilae, P. rosae, Pseudocamarosporium pteleae, P. ulmi-minoris, Pseudocercospora rosae, Pseudopithomyces rosae, Pseudostrickeria rosae, Sclerostagonospora lathyri, S. rosae, S. rosicola, Seimatosporium rosigenum, S. rosicola, Seiridium rosarum, Setoseptoria arundelensis, S. englandensis, S. lulworthcovensis, Sigarispora agrostidis, S. caryophyllacearum, S. junci, S. medicaginicola, S. rosicola, S. scrophulariae, S. thymi, Sporormurispora atraphaxidis, S. pruni, Suttonomyces rosae, Umbelopsis sinsidoensis, Uzbekistanica rosae-hissaricae, U. yakutkhanika, Wojnowicia rosicola, Xenomassariosphaeria rosae. New host records are provided for Amandinea punctata, Angustimassarina quercicola, Diaporthe rhusicola, D. eres, D. foeniculina, D. rudis, Diplodia seriata, Dothiorella iberica, Lasiodiplodia theobromae, Lecidella elaeochroma, Muriformistrickeria rubi, Neofusicoccum australe, Paraphaeosphaeria michotii, Pleurophoma pleurospora, Sigarispora caulium and Teichospora rubriostiolata. The new combinations are Dactylidina dactylidis (=Allophaeosphaeria dactylidis), Embarria clematidis (=Allophaeosphaeria clematidis), Hawksworthiana alliariae (=Dematiopleospora alliariae) and Italica luzulae (=Dematiopleospora luzulae).

This study also provides some insights into the diversity of fungi on Rosa species and especially those on Rosa spines that resulted in the characterisation of eight new genera, 45 new species, and nine new host records. We also collected taxa from Rosa stems and there was 31% (20/65) overlap with taxa found on stems with that on spines.

Because of the limited and non-targeted sampling for comparison with collections from spines and stems of the same host and location, it is not possible to say that the fungi on spines of Rosa differ from those on stems. The study however, does illustrate how spines are interesting substrates with high fungal biodiversity. This may be because of their hard structure resulting in slow decay and hence are suitable substrates leading to fungal colonisation. All data presented herein are based on morphological examination of specimens, coupled with phylogenetic sequence data to better integrate taxa into appropriate taxonomic ranks and infer their evolutionary relationships.

Keywords
Ascomycota, Dothideomycetes, Eurotiomycetes, Italy, Lecanoromycetes, Mucoromycetes, Phylogeny, Rosa, Rosaceae, Russia, Sordariomycetes, Taxonomy, UK, Uzbekistan
National Category
Biological Systematics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-346572 (URN)10.1007/s13225-018-0395-7 (DOI)000427929700001 ()
Available from: 2018-04-04 Created: 2018-04-04 Last updated: 2018-05-18Bibliographically approved
Hussein, J., Tibuhwa, D. D. & Tibell, S. (2018). Phylogenetic position and taxonomy of Kusaghiporia usambarensis gen. et sp. nov. (Polyporales). Mycology
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Phylogenetic position and taxonomy of Kusaghiporia usambarensis gen. et sp. nov. (Polyporales)
2018 (English)In: Mycology, ISSN 2150-1203Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

A large polyporoid mushroom from the West Usambara Mountains in North-eastern Tanzania produces dark brown, up to 60-cm large fruiting bodies that at maturity may weigh more than 10 kg. It has a high rate of mycelial growth and regeneration and was found growing on both dry and green leaves of shrubs; attached to the base of living trees, and it was also observed to degrade dead snakes and insects accidentally coming into contact with it. Phylogenetic analyses based on individual and concatenated data sets of nrLSU, nrSSU and the RPB2 and TEF1 genes showed it, together with Laetiporus, Phaeolus, Pycnoporellus and Wolfiporia, to form a monophyletic group in Polyporales. Based on morphological features and molecular data, it is described as Kusaghiporia usambarensis.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Taylor & Francis, 2018
Keywords
Kusaghiporia; molecular phylogeny; polyporales; Tanzania; taxonomy; Usambara
National Category
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Research subject
Biology with specialization in Systematics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-348537 (URN)10.1080/21501203.2018.1461142 (DOI)
Funder
Sida - Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2221
Available from: 2018-04-15 Created: 2018-04-15 Last updated: 2018-04-16Bibliographically approved
Tibell, S. (2016). New records of marine fungi from Sweden. Svensk Mykologisk Tidskrift, 37(2), 43-54
Open this publication in new window or tab >>New records of marine fungi from Sweden
2016 (English)In: Svensk Mykologisk Tidskrift, ISSN 1653-0357, Vol. 37, no 2, p. 43-54Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
Abstract [en]

A review of the currently strong interest in marine fungi is presented and the scarcity of re-cords from Swedish waters is noted. New records of filamentous marine fungi resulted both from the revision of material collected by Rolf Santesson in the mid-20:th century and identi-fications via sequencing. In all 18 species from Sweden and two further species from Denmark are reported on. Corollospora borealis and Amphitrite annulata are described as new and further records of five species new to Sweden and records extending the known distributions are given.

Keywords
marine fungi, Sweden
National Category
Other Biological Topics
Research subject
Biology with specialization in Systematics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-313741 (URN)
Projects
Marina svampar
Funder
The Swedish Taxonomy Initiative (ArtDatabanken, SLU)
Available from: 2017-01-23 Created: 2017-01-23 Last updated: 2018-03-21Bibliographically approved
Tibell, S. (2015). Okänd vattensvamp påträffad i Mälarvik - ny art för Sverige: Pseudeurotium hygrophilum. Fauna och flora : populär tidskrift för biologi, 110(1), 17-19
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Okänd vattensvamp påträffad i Mälarvik - ny art för Sverige: Pseudeurotium hygrophilum
2015 (Swedish)In: Fauna och flora : populär tidskrift för biologi, ISSN 0014-8903, Vol. 110, no 1, p. 17-19Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
Abstract [sv]

Svampar i sötvatten är generellt dåligt kända; huvuddelen av arterna är ännu inte vetenskapligt beskrivna och namngivna. En för Sverige ny sötvattenssvamp har påträffats i Ekoln, en uppländsk vik av Mälaren. Författaren tror att det sannolikt finns hundratals hittills oupptäckta svamparter i Sveriges limniska och marina miljöer.

National Category
Biological Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-253164 (URN)
Available from: 2015-05-22 Created: 2015-05-22 Last updated: 2018-03-21Bibliographically approved
Tibell, S. & Tibell, L. (2015). Two new species of Atla (Verrucariaceae). The Lichenologist, 47(2), 93-98
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Two new species of Atla (Verrucariaceae)
2015 (English)In: The Lichenologist, ISSN 0024-2829, E-ISSN 1096-1135, Vol. 47, no 2, p. 93-98Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Two new species in the lichen genus Atla, A. alaskana and A. recondita, are described. The ITS rDNA region is used for their molecular characterization. Morphologically, Atla alaskana is characterized by its rather thick and well-developed whitish grey thallus, and the rather large perithecia having a thalline excipulum. The presence of a thalline excipulum renders it similar to Sporodictyon species; however, in A. alaskana a distinct zone around the ostiolum is without a thallus and covered only by a thick white pruina. Atla recondita has a thin olivaceous brown thallus and moderately sized, emerging perithecia. It is not possible to identify this species unequivocally as an Atla species only by morphology, and it might well be mistaken for a Polyblastia. A key to all six Atla species, including the two new species, is provided.

National Category
Biological Systematics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-253163 (URN)10.1017/S0024282915000018 (DOI)000367508500002 ()
Available from: 2015-05-22 Created: 2015-05-22 Last updated: 2018-03-29Bibliographically approved
Tibuhwa, D. D., Savic, S., Tibell, L. & Kivaisi, A. K. (2012). Afrocantharellus gen. stat. nov. is part of a rich diversity of African Cantharellaceae. IMA Fungus, 3(1), 25-38
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Afrocantharellus gen. stat. nov. is part of a rich diversity of African Cantharellaceae
2012 (English)In: IMA Fungus, ISSN ISSN 2210-6340, EISSN 2210-6359, Vol. 3, no 1, p. 25-38Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

A new genus in the Cantharellaceae, Afrocantharellus, is recognized based on results from phylogenetic analyses of rDNA LSU and concatenated LSU/5.8-ITS2/ATP6 data. It was previously recognized as a subgenus, but comprehensive fieldwork and the acquisition of numerous sequences for previously neglected African Cantharellus species formed the basis for a reappraisal of generic and species delimitations. Afrocantharellus is characterized morphologically by the basidiomes having thick, distantly spaced diverging folds of variegated colour. In contrast to most of Cantharellus, Afrocantharellus mostly lacks clamp connections. Phylogenies of Cantharellus and Afrocantharellus based on LSU and a concatenated data set are provided, along with descriptions of and a key to the four species and one form of Afrocantharellus recognized. Six new combinations are made.

Keywords
Africa, ATP6, Cantharellus, ITS, LSU, Molecular phylogeny, Tanzania
National Category
Other Biological Topics
Research subject
Biology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-191259 (URN)10.5598/imafungus.2012.03.01.04 (DOI)
Funder
Sida - Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
Available from: 2013-01-09 Created: 2013-01-09 Last updated: 2018-03-29Bibliographically approved
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