Periconia variicolor sp. nov., a new species from Puerto Rico

Mycologia. 2007 May-Jun;99(3):482-7. doi: 10.3852/mycologia.99.3.482.


Periconia variicolor was isolated from water of an evaporation pond used for salt production on the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico. On the basis of cultural and morphological characteristics and ITS sequence it is describe as a new species of Periconia.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Ascomycota / classification*
  • Ascomycota / genetics
  • Ascomycota / metabolism
  • Ascomycota / ultrastructure
  • DNA, Fungal / genetics
  • DNA, Intergenic / genetics
  • Fresh Water
  • Microscopy, Electron, Scanning
  • Mycelium / metabolism
  • Pigments, Biological / metabolism
  • Puerto Rico
  • Water Microbiology


  • DNA, Fungal
  • DNA, Intergenic
  • Pigments, Biological