Book ID: 89028
Lichen - Forming, Lichenicolous and Allied Fungi of Israel. 2005. (Biodiversity of Cyanoprokaryotes, Algae and Fungi of Israel). 25 coloured plates (= 150 col. photogr.). Many distrib. maps. 384 p. gr8vo. Hardcover. (ISBN 978-3-906166-41-4)
The sixth volume in the series 'Biodiversity of Cyanoprokaryotes,Algae and Fungi of Israel' is a critical inventory of recent speciesdiversity of lichen - forming, lichenicolous, and allied fungi foundin Israel up to 2005 and includes 112 genera, 335 species, and infra-specific taxa. One hundred species are recorded for the first timefor Israel. For each species, the information given provides synonyms,descriptions, data on habitat, distribution in Israel and worldwide,with references to relevant literature. A brief outline of thehistory of the lichenological survey of Israel is presented. Apreliminary analysis of the Israeli lichen forming, lichenicolous, andallied fungal diversity is given.