Fungal Ecology and Systematics
The University of Western Ontario

 

Refereed Publications (last 6 years)

Consiglio, G., L. Setti and R.G. Thorn. 2018. New species of Hohenbuehelia, with comments on the Hohenbuehelia atrocoerulea - Nematoctonus robustus species complex. Persoonia (in press).

Zitani, N.M., R.G. Thorn, M. Hoyle, J.M. Schulz, T. Steipe, Y. Bohorquez Ruiz, Y. Sarquis-Adamson, and A.E. Wishart. 2018. An onychophoran and its putative lepidopteran mimic in the arboreal bryosphere of an Ecuadorian cloud forest. American Entomologist 64 (2): 94-101.

Asemaninejad, A., R.G. Thorn, B.A. Branfireun, and Z. Lindo. 2018. Climate change favours specific fungal communities in boreal peatlands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 120: 28-36.

Cui, X., H. Yaghmaiean, G. Wu, X. Wu, X. Chen, R.G. Thorn, and A. Wang. 2017. The C-terminal region of the Turnip mosaic virus P3 protein is essential for viral infection via targeting P3 to the viral replication complex. Virology 510: 147-155. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2017.07.016.

Lücking, R., R.G. Thorn, I. Saar, M.D. Piercey-Normore, B. Moncada, J. Doering, H. Mann, R. Lebeuf, M. Voitk, and A. Voitk. 2017. A hidden basidiolichen rediscovered: Omphalina oreades Singer belongs as a separate species in the genus Lichenomphalia (Basidiomycota: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae). Lichenologist 49 (5): 467-481. doi: 10.1017/S0024282917000378

Asemaninejad, A., Z. Lindo, and R.G. Thorn. 2017. Vertical distribution of fungi in hollows and hummocks of boreal peatlands. Fungal Ecology 27: 59-68.

Thorn, R.G., J.I. Kim, Lebeuf, R., and A. Voitk. 2017. The golden chanterelles of Newfoundland and Labrador: a new species, a new record for North America, and a lost species rediscovered. Botany 95: 547-560. doi: 10.1139/cjb-2016-0213

Ben Hassine Ben Ali, M., T. Boekhout, and R.G. Thorn. 2017. Assemblages of fungi associated with cork oak forests in northwestern Tunisia. Nova Hedwigia 105 (1-2): 121-134. doi:10.1127/nova_hedwigia/2016/0378 (available online: September 23, 2016).

Asemaninejad, A., R.G. Thorn, and Z. Lindo. 2017. Experimental climate change modifies degradative succession in boreal peatland fungal communities. Microbial Ecology 73: 521-531, doi:10.1007/s00248-016-0875-9.

Sandoval-Leiva, P.A., McDonald, J.V., and R.G. Thorn. 2016. Gymnopanella nothofagi, a new genus and species of gymnopoid fungi (Omphalotaceae) from Chilean Nothofagus forest. Mycologia 108(4): 820-827. doi: 10.3852/15-303

Asemaninejad, A., Weerasuriya, N., Gloor, G. B., Lindo, Z., and Thorn, R. G. 2016. New primers for discovering fungal diversity using nuclear large ribosomal DNA. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159043. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159043

Lebeuf, R., R.G. Thorn, D. Boertmann, and A. Voitk. 2015. Hygrocybe jackmannii, sp. nov. Fungal Planet 389. Persoonia 35: 264-265; 304-305.

Morrison, E.N., S. Knowles, R.G. Thorn, B.J. Saville, and R.J.N. Emery. 2015. Detection of phytohormones in temperate forest fungi predicts consistent abscisic acid production and a common pathway for cytokinin biosynthesis. Mycologia 107(2): 245-257.

Fang, H., X. Liu, G. Thorn, J. Duan, and L. Tian. 2013. Expression analysis of histone acetyltransferases in rice under drought stress. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 443(2):400-405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.11.102

Books and Book Chapters (last 6 years)

Finlay, R.D. and R.G. Thorn. (2018). The fungi in soil. Chapter 5. In: Modern Soil Microbiology, third edition, J.D. van Elsas, J. Trevors, A. Soares Rosad and P. Nannipieri, eds. Marcel Dekker, New York (in press).

Hibbett, D.S., R. Bauer, M. Binder, A.J. Giachini, K. Hosaka, A. Justo, E. Larsson, K.H. Larsson, J.D. Lawrey, O. Miettinen, L. Nagy, R.H. Nilsson, M. Weiss, and R.G. Thorn. 2014. Agaricomycetes, In: The Mycota, vol. VIIA, Systematics and Evolution, 2nd ed. D.J. McLaughlin and J.W. Spatafora, eds. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 373-428.

Other Publications (last 6 years)

van Heerden, P., G. Thorn and A. Voitk. 2018. Squamanita pearsonii. Omphalina 9 (1): 3-6.

Lücking, R., G. Thorn, I. Saar, M. Piercey-Normore, B. Moncada, J. Doering, H. Mann, R. Lebeuf, M. Voitk, and A. Voitk. 2017. Lichenomphalia oreades in eight chapters. Omphalina 8 (6): 5-17.

Thorn, R.G., J.I. Kim, R. Lebeuf, and A. Voitk. 2017. The chanterelles of Newfoundland and Labrador. Omphalina 8 (4): 6-14.

Voitk, A. and R.G. Thorn. 2017. Detective in the herbarium: Omphalina luteolilacina. Omphalina 8(1): 7-9.

Lebeuf, R., R.G. Thorn, D. Boertmann, and A. Voitk. 2015. Hygrocybe jackmannii. Omphalina 7(1): 6-10.

Telfer, A.C., [..] C. Hay, [..] L. Xie, [..] Weerasuriya, et al. 2015. Biodiversity inventories in high gear: DNA barcoding facilitates a rapid biotic survey of a temperate nature reserve. Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e6313 (30 Aug 2015) doi: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e6313

Thorn, G. 2014. Hohenbuehelia species - the jelly oysters of Newfoundland and Labrador. Omphalina 5 (11): 20-23.

Thorn, G. 2014. On the wings of a predator. Omphalina 5 (11): 19. [Reprinted in The Mycophile Mar-April 2015: 6]

Voitk, A. and G. Thorn. 2014. The genus Crepidotus in Newfoundland and Labrador. Omphalina 5 (11): 10-13.

Voitk., A. and G. Thorn. 2014. Cheimonophyllum candidissimum. Omphalina 5 (11): 5-6.

Aarnaes, J.-O., M. Boyle, G. Gulden, G. Thorn and A. Voitk. 2013. Entoloma pseudoparasiticum. Omphalina 4 (2): 3-6.

Voitk, A., G. Thorn, G. Gulden, M. Boyle and J.-O. Aarnaes. 2013. Entoloma parasiticum & pseudoparasiticum: parasites or pseudoparasites? Omphalina 4 (2): 7-8.

Thorn, R.G. 2013. Nomenclatural novelties: Hohenbuehelia. Index Fungorum 16: 1-2 (ISSN 2049-2375).

Presentations (last 6 years)

Poelman, A. and R.G. Thorn (presenter). 2018. Root-associated fungi from New Brunswick caves and mines. Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, April 28.

Thorn, R.G. 2017. Some fungi we thought we knew. Luella Weresub Memorial Lecture (keynote) to Canadian Botanical Association annual meetings, Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, July 5.

Hay, C. and G. Thorn. 2016. Agaricomycetes of Ontario's tall grass prairies. Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, May 1.

Asemaninejad, A., G. Thorn, Z. Lindo and B. Branfireun. 2015. Climate change impacts on communities of fungi in boreal peatlands. Mycological Society of America Plant Canada Meetings, Edmonton, Alberta, July 28.

Weerasuriya, N. and G. Thorn. 2015. Fungi associated with common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) in southern Ontario. Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, May 3.

Allan, S. and G. Thorn. 2015. Disturbance effects on species composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Ontario tallgrass prairies. Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, May 3.

Hay, C. and G. Thorn. 2015. Agaricomycetes of Ontario tallgrass prairies. Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, May 2.

Catomeris, C., D. Kavanagh and G. Thorn (presenter). 2015. Nitrogen impacts on fungal communities. Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, May 2.

Timoshenko, A. and R.G. Thorn. 2013. Mapping of lichen diversity on Norway Maple street trees in London, Ontario. 31st Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, April 27.

Chatzidakis, Z. and R.G. Thorn (presenter). 2013. Cohabiting Cypripedium reginae and Fraxinus nigra in Newfoundland fens share arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. 31st Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, April 27.

Kim, J.I. and R.G. Thorn (presenter). 2013. The chanterelles of Newfoundland (or, "Will the real Cantharellus cibarius please stand up?"). 31st Great Lakes Mycology Meetings, Queen's University Biological Station, April 27.

Kim, J.I. and R.G. Thorn. 2013. Identification of Cantharellus species of Newfoundland and Labrador using phylogenetic analysis. 26th Ontario Biology Day, McMaster University, Mar. 17.

Timoshenko, A. and R.G. Thorn. 2013. The mapping of lichen diversity on street trees in London, Ontario. 26th Ontario Biology Day, McMaster University, Mar. 16.