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North American Fungi publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on Fungi (Chytrids, Zygomycetes, lichenized and non-lichenized Ascomycetes and Basidiomycetes) as well as other organisms traditionally studied by mycologists, such as Oomycetes and slime molds. The journal is freely available worldwide, at no cost to readers and libraries via the Internet. Electronic publication enables authors to include color illustrations, extensive lists of references, specimen citations, and supplemental materials. Manuscripts are published following rigorous peer review. In order to expedite publication, postings occur as soon as manuscripts are ready for publication rather than at set intervals. North American Fungi is a member of CrossRef and articles published in the journal are indexed in CAB Abstracts and in Scopus.
Featured Fungus Number 73

Featured Fungus Number 73

Sarcogyne squamosa
A squamulose, corticate rarity!

Newly described, this lichen is currently known from only a single location in Oregon, USA. Diagnostic characters are not readily discerned, so better pack your hand lens if you intend to distinguish this lichen from its close relatives. To inspect photomicrographs of external and internal characters, click on the photograph for the article by Knudsen and McCune [file size: 633 kb].

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