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Vorläufige Checkliste der in Hamburg vorkommenden Moosbecher-Arten aus den Gattungen Lamprospora, Neottiella, Octospora und Octosporopsis

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Key words: bryophilous ascomycetes, bryoparasitism, Ascomycota, Pezizales, Lamprospora seaveri, Bryum argenteum. Abstract: The occurrence of species of the genera Lamprospora, Neottiella, Octospora, and Octosporopsis in the City of Hamburg is provided with some notes on interesting species.

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Zwei neue Arten bryophiler Pezizales (Ascomycota) aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Auflistung der aus Deutschland bisher nachgewiesenen Arten mit Kurzdiagnostik
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  • Z Eckstein
  • J Vega
egertoVá Z, eckstein J, Vega M (2015): Lamprospora tuberculata, Octospora ithacaensis, O. orthotrichi and O. affinisfour bryoparasitic ascomycetes new to the Czech Republic.-Czech Mycology 67 (2): 119-133.
  • Z Egertová
  • J Eckstein
  • M Vega
egertoVá Z, eckstein J, Vega M (2015): Lamprospora tuberculata, Octospora ithacaensis, O. orthotrichi and O. affinisfour bryoparasitic ascomycetes new to the Czech Republic. -Czech Mycology 67 (2): 119-133.