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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... are being named O. orthotrichi (Benkert 1998a, Egertová et al. 2015, Vega 2017, Janošík 2020. However, the host moss in the type collection from the USA was a species of Orthotrichum lacking a hyaline hair (therefore, not O. diaphanum ;Benkert 1998a). ...
... Mosses from the genus Bryum Hedw. have been reported as hosts (Benkert 1996, Vega 2017, Janošík 2020, with induction of galls proven by Itzerott (1983). It has been reported from Europe (e.g. ...
... It has been reported from Europe (e.g. Caillet & Moyne 1987, Benkert 1996, Vega 2017) and the USA (Benkert 1996). It is possible that O. similis is conspecific with O. ciervensis Gamundí & Spinedi, described from the Antarctic Peninsula (Gamundí & Spinedi 1988, Benkert 1998a. ...
Octospora doebbeleri, a new bryophilous species infecting rhizoids of the acrocarpous moss Dicranoweisia cirrata, is described and illustrated based on collections from the Czech Republic. The delineation of the new species, based on the unique set of morphological characters, is also supported by phylogenetic analysis of LSU and SSU nrDNA and EF1α. Morphologically, O. doebbeleri is characterised by apothecia with a thin margin and ellipsoid, mostly binucleate ascospores ornamented with small isolated warts. Differences from other morphologically similar species of Octospora are discussed.
... Whereas numerous taxa of basidiomy-cetes have been published from cemeteries (Fortey 2000, Babos 2006, Marren 2012, the known occurrences of ascomycetes are quite sporadic (Lindemann et al. 2015, Kaya et al. 2016 including bryophilous Pezizales which are also sporadically reported from cemeteries. Altogether twelve studies contain data about the bryophilous genera Lamprospora, Neottiella, Octospora and Octosporopsis reporting them from 23 cemeteries of eight European countries (Hollós 1913, Benkert 1994, 1998b, 2002b, Benkert & Brouwer 2004, Eckstein et al. 2014, Lindemann et al. 2014, 2015, Vega 2017, 2019, Uzun et al. 2018 (Table 1). ...
... (Benkert 1987, Eckstein & Eckstein 2009) Ceratodon purpureus (Hedw.) Brid. is also reported as host for L. seaveri (Benkert 1987, Vega 2017. The type specimen was found to be associated with C. purpureus (Benkert 1987). ...
... In Hungary, it was collected growing together with different Bryum species. The wide host spectrum reported (Bryum spp., Benkert 1995, 1998a, 2009, Eckstein & Eckstein 2009, Vega 2017; Encalypta vulgaris Hedw., Benkert 1995Benkert , 1998aBenkert , 2009; Acaulon muticum (Hedw.) Müll.Hal., Eckstein et al. 2014) may indicate an unresolved species-complex in the background. ...
Németh, Cs. 2020. Bryophilous ascomycetes (Pezizales) in Hungarian cemeteries. – Herzogia 33: 319 –339. During a systematic survey conducted in 59 cemeteries in Hungary 150 occurrences of 12 bryophilous ascomycetes (Lamprospora dictydiola, L. miniata var. miniata, L. seaveri, Octospora axillaris var. axillaris, O. axillaris var. tetraspora, O. coccinea, O. gemmicola, O. grimmiae, O. gyalectoides, O. itzerottii, O. leucoloma var. leucoloma, O. leucoloma var. tetraspora) were detected. O. gyalectoides was the most frequent species occurring in 90 % of the studied cemeteries, whilst the rarest ones O. grimmiae, O. itzerottii and O. leucoloma var. tetraspora were observed only in one cemetery each. Phascum cuspidatum proved to be the most common bryophyte host, being the host of L. miniata var. miniata, O. axillaris var. axillaris, O. axillaris var. tetraspora and O. gyalectoides. The highest diversity represented with six bryophilous taxa was observed in Budapest-Rákoskeresztúr cemetery, which is by far the largest of those visited. L. dictydiola, O. gemmicola, O. grimmiae and O. leucoloma var. tetraspora are reported here for the first time from Hungary. This study is the first one focusing on bryophilous Pezizales in burial places.
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2014): Octosporopsis nicolai – a mysterious member of the Pyronemataceae. Zeitschrift für Mykologie 80/2: 565-592. Abstract: Several recent finds of Kotlabaea nicolai provided the opportunity to examine this rarely found discomycete in more detail. Molecular data was obtained from various collections. Based on the results of the phylogenetic analysis and the study of morphological features the new genus Octosporopsis U. Lindemann & M. Vega is proposed to accommodate K. nicolai. Zusammenfassung: Auf Basis mehrerer rezenter Funde von Kotlabaea nicolai war es möglich, diesen bisher nur selten nachgewiesenen Discomyceten genauer zu untersuchen. Ein Teil der Aufsammlungen wurde sequenziert, so dass erstmals DNA-Daten für diese Art vorliegen. Aufgrund der Ergebnisse der phylogenetischen Analyse und der Untersuchungen der Mor-phologie wird für Kotlabaea nicolai die neue Gattung Octosporopsis vorgeschlagen.
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Some noteworthy findings of bryoparasitic Pezizales from the federal states of Bavaria, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia are reported. The description for each species contains relevant macroscopic and microscopic characters, host bryophyte relationships and habitat preferences. New federal state records are provided for Lamprospora dicranellae, L. tuberculata and Octospora bridei in Lower Saxony, for Neottiella vivida in Thuringia and for N. albocincta first records for the federal states of Bavaria, Hamburg, Saxony as well as Thuringia are reported. The hitherto unknown parasite host relationships of L. dicranellae and Ditrichum heteromallum as well as of O. coccinea and Acaulon muticum are being described.
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SUMMARY The moss flora of Europe and Macaronesia comprises 278 genera, 1292 species, 46 subspecies and 118 varieties. Of the total 1292 species, 53 are confined to Macaronesia and 21 are thought to be non-native. The checklist was derived from those for the various component countries and regions. It is based on results published up to the end of 2005. Subspecies and varieties are included; hybrids are omitted. The taxonomic hierarchy is based on one published by Goffinet & Buck in 2004. While it has been strongly influenced by results of modern molecular methods, there are still many remaining uncertainties, even at family level. Because of these uncertainties, taxonomic innovation has generally been avoided. There are four new combinations and one change of status.
Lamprospora pseudoarvensis is described as a new species based on ecology, morphology and phylogenetic analyses. Differences from other bryophilous Pezizales occuring on species of Pleuridium are discussed as well as differences from morphologically similar bryophilous Pezizales. New statements on L. dicranellae are reported. A dichotomous key to L. pseudoarvensis and similar species is given.
After examining type or authentic specimens, the author provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of twenty species of Octospora. These are: O. purpurea, O. plumbeo-atra, O. indica, O. orthotrichi, O. kanousae, O. wrightii, O. insignispora, O. leucolomoides, O. humosa, O. peckii, O. musci-muralis, O. tetraspora, O. rubens, O. semiimmersa, O. subhepatica, O. euchroa, O. limbata, O. waterstonii, O. phyllogena, and O. convexula. Comments on seven further species, O. pumilata, O. moravecii, O. ithacaënsis, O. collinata, O. insolita, O. leucoloma, and O. decalvata are provided. Twenty eight species of Octospora are keyed out. Kotlabaea differs from Octospora in having ellipsoid, eguttulate ascospores and being non-byrophilic. Kotlabaea deformis, K. spaniosa, and K. alutacea, the latter 2 newly combined, are described and commented.
Zwei neue Arten bryophiler Pezizales (Ascomycota) aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Auflistung der aus Deutschland bisher nachgewiesenen Arten mit Kurzdiagnostik
  • D Benkert
Benkert D (2009): Zwei neue Arten bryophiler Pezizales (Ascomycota) aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Auflistung der aus Deutschland bisher nachgewiesenen Arten mit Kurzdiagnostik. -Zeitschrift für Mykologie 75 (1): 51-68.
  • 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.