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Douanla-Meli, Clovis & Ewald Langer. Notes on Discomycetes (Helotiales, Pezizales): New species and new records from Cameroon. Mycotaxon 92: 223-237. 2005.

ABSTRACT: Eight species of Discomycetes in the orders Helotiales and Pezizales are reported from Mbalmayo rain forest reserve in southern Cameroon. Families represented include the Geoglossaceae (Trichoglossum hirsutum), Otideaceae, (Scutellinia colensoi and S. scutellata), Sarcoscyphaceae (Cookeina colensoi, C. insititia, C. speciosa and C. tricholoma), Sarcosomataceae (Galiella celebica). All species except C. speciosa and C. tricholoma are reported from Cameroon for the first time. Two new species C. globosa and Microstoma camerunensis are proposed. Descriptions, illustrations and discussions are provided.

KEYWORDS: Ascomycetes, apothecium, taxonomy, tropical Africa

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