Moya P., Garrido-Benavent I., Chiva S., Pérez-Ortega S., Blázquez M., Pazos T., Hamel T., Myllys L., Tønsberg T., Esseen P.-A., Carrasco P. & Barreno E.
Phylogeography of Ramalina farinacea (lichenized fungi, Ascomycota) in the Mediterranean Basin, Europe, and Macaronesia
15(3): 310 [18 p.]
Ramalina farinacea is an epiphytic lichen-forming fungus with a broad geographic distribution, especially in the Northern Hemisphere. In the eighties of the last century, it was hypothesized that R. farinacea had originated in the Macaronesian–Mediterranean region, with the Canary Islands as its probable southernmost limit, and thereafter it would have increased its distribution area. In order to explore the phylogeography of this emblematic lichen, we analyzed 120 thalli of R. farinacea collected …