New data on aphyllophoroid fungi (Basidiomycota) in forest-steppe communities of the Lipetsk region, European Russia

Sergey Volobuev, Alexandra Arzhenenko, Sergey Bolshakov, Nataliya Shakhova, Lyudmila Sarycheva


The data on 150 species of aphyllophoroid fungi from the Lipetsk region, Central Russian Upland, European Russia, are presented. The annotated species list based on the herbarium collections (LE, OHHI) and observations in the Galichya Gora Nature Reserve and in the Oleniy Nature Park, including 53 newly identified species in the Lipetsk region, is provided. The species Acanthophysellum minor was registered for the first time in Russia. Athelia nivea and Vuilleminia megalospora were observed only for the second time in the whole country. New data on ecology and distribution of species, such as Ceratobasidium cornigerum, Fibrodontia gossypina, Lindtneria panphyliensis, Peniophora lilacea, Phanerochaete aculeata, Phellinus rhamni, Sistotrema alboluteum, Vararia ochroleuca, and Xylodon tuberculatus, little-known in European Russia, are reported.


Agaricomycetes; biodiversity; distribution; nemoral zone; forest-steppe

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