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Polycoccum laursenii

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Polycoccum laursenii is a species of lichenicolous fungus in the family Polycoccaceae. It was first described as a new species in 2004 by Russian mycologist Mikhail Petrovich Zhurbenko. It is found in Alaska[1] and in Russia.[2]

It is similar to Polycoccum cladoniae but differs from it in having smaller spores.[1]

Ecology

Polycoccum laursenii is a lichenicolous fungus, meaning that it infects lichens. Its only documented host species is Cladonia pocillum.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Zhurbenko, Mikhail P.; Alstrup, Vagn (2004). "Lichenicolous fungi on Cladonia mainly from the Arctic". Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses. 34 (1): 477–499.
  2. ^ a b Zhurbenko, M. P.; Pino-Bodas, R. (2017). "A revision of lichenicolous fungi growing on Cladonia, mainly from the Northern Hemisphere, with a worldwide key to the known species". Opuscula Philolichenum. 16: 188–266.
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Polycoccum laursenii: Brief Summary

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Polycoccum laursenii is a species of lichenicolous fungus in the family Polycoccaceae. It was first described as a new species in 2004 by Russian mycologist Mikhail Petrovich Zhurbenko. It is found in Alaska and in Russia.

It is similar to Polycoccum cladoniae but differs from it in having smaller spores.

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