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Hazslinszkya gibberulosa

Hazslinszkya gibberulosa (Ach.) Körb., Parerga lichenol. (Breslau) 3: 258 (1861) [1865].

Arthonia gibberulosa Ach., Lich. Univ.: 142 (1810).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 541102; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Körber (1865); Redinger (1938); Wirth et al. (2013); Ertz and Diederich (2015).

Material examined: see Körber (1865); Redinger (1938); Wirth et al. (2013); Ertz and Diederich (2015).



Fig. 1. Hazslinszkya gibberulosa (Switzerland, BR, syntype of Melaspilea deformis, re-drawn from Fig. 5 g, h in Ertz and Diederich 2015) a Hamathecium and asci. b Ascospores. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Hazslinszkya are saprobic and helps in decomposition of organic matter in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial use of Hazslinszkya has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Hazslinszkya.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Hazslinszkya has not been investigated.


Diversity of the genus

Hazslinszkya comprises only one species known on bark of trees such as Carpinus, Fagus, Fraxinus) in forests and is not lichenized (Ertz and Diederich 2015). Hazslinszkya has been reported from Austria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland (Ertz and Diederich 2015). The diversity of Hazslinszkya is not well-studied and further research is needed on this genus.


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