New species Fomitiporia conyana in honor of our BCCM/MUCL colleague Cony Decock

The new species was described by a group of Brazilian / Argentinian mycologists in 2020 and named in honor to Dr. Cony Decock for his important contribution as taxonomist and especially for his critical studies on hymenochaetoid fungi.”

Genivaldo Alves-Silva, Mateus Arduvino Reck, Rosa Mara Borges da Silveira, Felipe Bittencourt, Gerardo Lucio Robledo, Aristóteles Góes-Neto, Elisandro Ricardo Drechsler-Santos. The Neotropical Fomitiporia (Hymenochaetales, Basidiomycota): the redefinition of F. apiahyna s.s. allows revealing a high hidden species diversity. Mycological Progress (2020) 19:769–790

Date of publication: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2020