Cruz D, Suárez JP, Piepenbring M (2016) Morphological revision of Tulasnellaceae, with two new species of Tulasnella and new records of Tulasnella spp. for Ecuador. Nova Hedwigia 102:279–338.

Dämmrich F, Lotz-Winter H, Schmidt M, Pätzold W, Otto P, Schmitt JA, Scholler M, Schurig B, Winterhoff W, Gminder A, Hardtke HJ, Hirsch G, Karasch P, Lüderitz M, Schmidt-Stohn G, Siepe K, Täglich U, Wöldecke K (2016) Rote Liste der Großpilze und vorläufige Gesamtartenliste der Ständer- und Schlauchpilze (Basidiomycota und Ascomycota) Deutschlands mit Ausnahme der Flechten und der phytoparasitischen Kleinpilze. Landwirtschaftsverlag, Münster.

Hennicke F, Cheikh-Ali Z, Liebisch T, Maciá-Vicente JG, Bode HB, Piepenbring M (2016) Distinguishing commercially grown Ganoderma lucidum from Ganoderma lingzhi from Europe and East Asia on the basis of morphology, molecular phylogeny, and triterpenic acid profiles. Phytochemistry 127:29–37.

Maciá-Vicente JG, Glynou K, Piepenbring M (2016) A new species of Exophiala associated with roots. Mycological Progress 15:1–12.

Mangelsdorff RD, Meve U, Liede-Schumann S (2016) Phylogeny and circumscription of Antillean Anemotrochus, gen. nov., and Tylodontia (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae: Gonolobinae). Willdenowia 46:443–474.

Marques JPR, Appezzato-da-Glória B, Piepenbring M, et al (2016) Sugarcane smut: shedding light on the development of the whip-shaped sorus. Annals of Botany mcw169.

Popa F, Jimenéz SYC, Weisenborn J, Donges K, Rexer K-H, Piepenbring M (2016) A new Laccaria species from cloud forest of Fortuna, Panama. Mycological Progress. doi: 10.1007/s11557-015-1139-7


Scheufen S, Strommer S, Weisenborn J, et al (2015) Clinical manifestation of an amelanotic Sporothrix schenckii complex isolate in a cat in Germany. JMM Case Reports. doi: 10.1099/jmmcr.0.000039

Judith C, Rossman AY, Kennedy AH, Cáceres O, Piepenbring M (2015) Microchrysosphaera graminicola, an enigmatic new genus and species in the Hypocreales from Panama. Mycological Progress 14:1–12.

Justavino DR, Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2015) New species and new records of Meliolaceae from Panama. Fungal Diversity 70:73–84.

Lotz-Winter H, Sandau H, Piepenbring M (2015) Überraschende Vielfalt: Pilze in Frankfurt am Main. In: Starke-Ottich I, Bönsel D, Gregor T, et al. (eds) Stadtnatur im Wandel-Artenvielfalt in Frankfurt am Main. Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, pp 83–105

Piepenbring M (2015) Introduction to mycology in the tropics. APS Press, St. Paul

Piepenbring M, Hofmann TA, Miranda E, et al (2015) Leaf shedding and weather in tropical dry-seasonal forest shape the phenology of fungi–Lessons from two years of monthly surveys in southwestern Panama. Fungal Ecology 18:83–92.


Cruz D, Suárez JP, Kottke I, Piepenbring M (2014) Cryptic species revealed by molecular phylogenetic analysis of sequences obtained from basidiomata of Tulasnella. Mycologia 106:708–722.

de Carvalho J, Alves A, Rios EE, Piepenbring M (2014) A new species of Nyssopsora (Pucciniales) from Panama. Nova Hedwigia 99:65–70.

Hofmann TA, Piepenbring M (2014) New records of plant parasitic Asterinaceae (Dothideomycetes, Ascomycota) with intercalary appressoria from Central America and Panama. Tropical Plant Pathology 39:419–427.

Hongsanan S, Li Y-M, Liu J-K, Hofmann T, Piepenbring M, et al (2014) Revision of genera in Asterinales. Fungal diversity 68:1–68.

Kirschner R, Cáceres O, Piepenbring M (2014) New records of foliicolous hyphomycetes (anamorphic Dothideomycetes) from tropical lowland in Chiriquí, Panamá. Puénte Biol 6:1–17.

Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2014) New records of three Ramichloridium species on banana leaves in Panama and Taiwan. Mycoscience 55:260–267.

Lotz-Winter H, Piepenbring M (2014) Pilze im botanischen Garten. In: Jenny M, Wessel M, Winter C (eds) Der Botanische Garten Frankfurt am Main. Ein illustrierter Führer. Freundeskreis Botanischer Garten Frankfurt am Main e.V., Norderstedt, pp 74–79

Sánchez OP, Piepenbring M (2014) Species of Uromyces (Pucciniales, Basidiomycota) on Loranthaceae. Tropical Plant Pathology 39:141–153.

Tedersoo L, Bahram M, Põlme S, et al (2014) Global diversity and geography of soil fungi. science 346:1256688.

Witkowski A, Barka F, Mann DG, Chunlian L, Weisenborn JLF, et al (2014) A Description of Biremis panamae sp. nov., a New Diatom Species from the Marine Littoral, with an Account of the Phylogenetic Position of Biremis D.G. Mann et E.J. Cox (Bacillariophyceae). PLoS ONE 9:e114508. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114508



Piepenbring M, Yilmaz E, Weisenborn J (2013) Two new records of smut fungi for Panama and new combinations into the genus Tolyposporium. Tropical Plant Pathology 38: 3-10.

Bálint M, Tiffin P, Hallström B, O’Hara RB, Olson MS, Fankhauser JD Piepenbring M, Schmitt I (2013) Host genotype shapes the foliar fungal microbiome of balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera). PLoS ONE 8(1): e53987. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053987 .

Chacón S, Dörge D, Weisenborn J, Piepenbring M (2013) A new species and a new record of Diatrypaceae (Xylariales) from Panama. Mycologia (online)

Castillo SY, Bernal Vega JA, Lezcano J, Piepenbring M, Cáceres O (2013) Hongos entomopatógenos asociados a insectos recolectados en plantaciones de café en el oeste de Panamá. Tecnociencia 15: 29-39.

Tian H-Z, Yang Z, Wang S, Hou C-L, Piepenbring M (2013) A new species and phylogenetic data for Nematococcomyces. Botany 91: 592-596.



Piepenbring M, Hofmann TA, Unterseher M, Kost G (2012) Species richness of plants and fungi in western Panama – towards a fungal inventory in the tropics. Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 2181-2193.

Piepenbring M, Nold F, Trampe T, Kirschner R (2012) Revision of the genus Graphiola. Nova Hedwigia 94: 67-96.

Kirschner R, Lee I-S, Piepenbring M (2012) A new pycnidial fungus with clamped hyphae from Central America. Mycological Progress 11: 561-568.

Mangelsdorff R, Piepenbring M, Perdomo-Sanchéz O (2012) Correlation of diversity of rust fungi and their host plants with disturbance and conservation of vegetation in western Panama. Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 2323-2339.

Piepenbring M (2012) Fadenwesen in vielfältigen Nahrungsnischen: Tropische Pilze. Biologie in unserer Zeit 42: 294-301.

Andrade JM, Malagón O, Piepenbring M, Armijos C (2012) Etnomicología y valor nutricional de macrohongos silvestres de la comunidad indígena Saraguro en el sur del Ecuador. Bol. Soc. Micol. Madrid 36: 193-201.

Araúz V, Piepenbring M (2012) Nuevos reportes de Meliolales y plantas hospederas para Panamá. Puente Biológico 4: 1-23.

Gillen K, Læssøe T, Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2012) Favolaschia species (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) from Ecuador and Panama. Nova Hedwigia 96: 117-165.



Araúz K, Hofmann TA, Piepenbring M (2011) Nuevos reportes de Ascomycetes bitunicados parásitos de plantas para Panamá. Puente Biológico 3: 1-9.

Gómez V AK, Rodríguez R R, Villareal S VR, González O A, Piepenbring M (2011) Guía de mangles de la Costa Pacífica de Chiriquí, Panamá. Puente Biologico 3: 33-49.

Guerrera Y, Hofmann TA, Williams C, Thines M, Piepenbring M (2011) Asterotexis cucurbitacearum a poorly known pathogenic fungus on cultivated species of Cucurbitaceae and new reports for Panama and Costa Rica. Mycology 2: 87-90.

Hofmann TA, Piepenbring M (2011) Biodiversity of Asterina species on neotropical host plants: new species and records from Panama. Mycologia 103: 1284-1301.

Inácio CA, Araúz K, Piepenbring M (2011) A new genus of Parmulariaceae from Panama. Mycological Progress  (online available). DOI 10.1007/s11557-011-0791-9 .

Piepenbring M, Cáceres O, Caballero E (2011) Pioneer forage for fungi in the Darién area, Eastern Panama: Quadruplicating the knowledge of fungi of the Darién, Panama, based on three days of field work. Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 2511-2526. DOI 10.1007/s10531-011-0085-1 .

Piepenbring M, Hofmann TA, Unterseher M, Kost G (2011) Species richness of plants and fungi in western Panama – towards a fungal inventory in the tropics. Biodiversity and Conservation (online available).DOI: 10.1007/s10531-011-0213-y .  

Piepenbring M, Hofmann TA,  Kirschner R, Mangelsdorff  R,  Perdomo  O,  Rodríguez Justavino D, Trampe T (2011) Diversity patterns of Neotropical plant parasitic microfungi. Ecotropica 17: 27-40.

Cruz D, Suárez JP,  Kottke I,  Piepenbring M,  Oberwinkler F (2011) Defining species in Tulasnella by correlating morphology and nrDNA ITS-5.8S sequence data of basidiomata from a tropical Andean forest. Mycological Progress 10:  229-238. DOI 10.1007/s11557-010-0692-3 .

Piepenbring M, Camarena J, Cruz D, Gómez AK,  Guerrero Y, Hofmann TA, Kirschner R,  de Matas M, Perez L, Rodríguez D, Ureta J, Vargas I, Williams C (2011) New records of fungi pathogenic on cultivated plants in Panama. Myxotaxon 115: 534-535.

Lotz-Winter H, Hofmann TA, Kirschner R, Kursave M, Trampe T, Piepenbring M (2011) Pilze im Botanischen Garten der Universität Frankfurt am Main. Z. Mykol. 77: 89-122.

Guzmán G, Piepenbring M (2011) Los hongos de Panamá. Introducción a la identificación de los hongos macroscópicos. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, Universidad Autonoma de Chiriqui, Panama & Instituto de Ecologia, Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico.  1-372.



Hofmann TA, Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2010) Phylogenetic relationships and new records of Asterinaceae (Dothideomycetes) from Panama. Fungal Diversity 43: 39-53. DOI 10.1007/s13225-010-0042-4 .

Piepenbring M, Espinoza J, Saldaña L, Cáceres O (2010) New records, host plants, morphological and molecular data of Exobasidiales (Basidiomycota) from Panama. Nova Hedwigia 91: 231-242. DOI 10.1127/0029-5035/2010/0091-0231 .

Klees G, Hoppe C, Piepenbring M, Dierkes P (2010) Fernstudium der Mykologie, Einsatz von interaktiven Animationen und eLectures. Hamburger eLMagazin 05-12: 55-56.

Kirschner R, Araúz V, Herbst F, Hofmann TA, Ix S, Nozon Th, Piepenbring M (2010) A new species ofPuttemansia (Tubeufiaceae, Pleosporales) and new records of further Ascomycota from Panama. Sydowia 62: 225-241.

Hou CL, Trampe T, Piepenbring M (2010) A new species of Rhytisma causes tar spot on Comarostaphylis arbutoides (Ericaceae) in Panama. Mycopathologia 169: 225-229. DOI 10.1007/s11046-009-9250-4 .

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2010) Two new species of Ramichloridium-like hyphomycetes from senescent leaves of Night-scented Lily (Alocasia odora) in Taiwan. Fungal Diversity 40:  41-50. DOI 10.1007/s13225-009-0002-z .

Kirschner R, Nebel M, Butterfass Th (2010) Observations on fertile populations of Lunularia cruciata (L.)Dumort. ex Lindb. (Marchantiopsida: Lunulariaceae). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde A, Neue Serie 3: 363-371.

Villarreal S, RV, Valdés R, LA, Bernal V, JA, Piepenbring M, Kirschner R (2010) A new species ofLaboulbenia and new records from Panama. Mycological Progress 9: 57-67. DOI 10.1007/s11557-009-0619-z .

Weisenborn JLF, Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2010) A new darkly pigmented and keratinolytic species ofAcremonium (hyphomycetes) with relationship to the Plectosphaerellaceae from human skin and nail lesions in Panama. Nova Hedwigia 90:  457-468.

Weisenborn JLF, Kirschner R, Cáceres O, Piepenbring M (2010) Talaromyces indigoticus Takada & Udagawa, the first record for Panama and the American Continent. Mycopathologia,  DOI 10.1007/s11046-010-9305-6 .



Carmona A, Fournier J, Williams C, Piepenbring M (2009) New records of Xylariaceae from Panama.North American Fungi 4: 1 -11.

Entian K-D,  Gockele A, Karas M, Kirschner R, Kötter P, Piepenbring M, Stein T, Schneider G (2009) Identifizierung neuer antibiotischer Wirkstoffe. Biospektrum 4: 408-410.

Gube M, Piepenbring M (2009) Preliminary annotated checklist of Gasteromycetes in Panama. Nova Hedwigia 89: 519-543.

Hou CL, Piepenbring M (2009) Lophodermium puerense, a new species on needles of Pinus yunnanensisvar. tenuifolia from southwest Yunnan. Mycotaxon 107: 259-262.

Hou CL, Piepenbring M (2009) Two new Rhytismatales on Rhododendron from China. Mycologia 101: 383-389.

Hou CL, Piepenbring M (2009) New species and new records of Rhytismatales from Panama. Mycologia 101: 565-572. DOI 10.3852/08-216 .

Hou CL, Li L, Piepenbring M (2009) Lophodermium pini-mugonis sp. nov. on needles of Pinus mugo from the Alps based on morphological and molecular data. Mycological Progress 8: 29-33.

Kirschner R, (2009) Cercosporella and Ramularia. Mycologia 101: 110-119.

Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (2009) Supplementary notes on Basidiopycnis hyalina (Basidiomycota, Atractiellales) and its anamorph. Mycotaxon 109: 29-38.

Kirschner R, Hou CL, Chen CJ (2009) Co-occurrence of Pseudocercospora species and rhytismatalean ascomycetes on maple and camellia in Taiwan. Mycological Progress 8: 1-8.

Piepenbring M (2009) Reportes nuevos de Agaricales para Panamá. Acta Biologica Panamensis 1: 22-38.

Rincón R, Mendoza R, Cáceres D, Piepenbring M (2009) Nombres comunes de plantas en el oeste de Panamá. Puente Biológico 2: 7-101 + 5 plates.



Bitzer J, Laessoe T, Fournier J, Kummer V, Decock C, Tichy HV,  Piepenbring M, Persoh D, Stadler M (2008) Affinities of Phylacia and the daldinoid Xylariaceae, inferred from chemotypes of cultures and ribosomal DNA sequences. Mycological Research 112: 251-270.

Hahner D, Kirschner R, Piepenbring M, Schöfer H (2208) First isolation of the anamorphic yeastTrichosporon faecale in Germany, from a skin of a patient with tinea pedis. Mycopathologia 165: 149-153.DOI 10.1007/s11046-008-9092-5 .

Hofmann TA, Piepenbring M (2008) New species and records of Asterina from Panama. Mycological Progress 7: 87-98. DOI 10.1007/s11557-008-0555-3 .

Kirschner R (2008) Ostasiatische Papiermaulbeerbäume (Broussonetia spp., Moraceae). Der Palmengarten 72: 102-109.

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2008) A new species of Trimorphomyces (Basidiomycota, Tremellales) from Taiwan. Nova Hedwigia 87: 445-455.

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2008) The Ovulariopsis anamorph of Phyllactinia bauhiniae var. cassiae: first record outside India and morphological characterization. Sydowia 60: 57-67.

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2008) Physalacria corticola, P. stilboidea, and Stilbum vulgare, three sphaeropedunculate Basidiomycota new to Taiwan, with notes on Stilbum erythrinae. Fungal Science 23: 51-61.

Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2008) Two new hyphomycetes parasitic on leaves of Maianthemum species in Panama. Mycological Progress 7: 21-29. DOI 10.1007/s11557-007-0549-6 .

Perdomo-Sánchez O, Piepenbring M (2008) A new species of Puccinia (Pucciniales, Basidiomycota) an new records of rust fungi from Panama. Mycological Progress 7: 161-168. DOI 10.1007/s11557-008-0561-5 .

Pérez-Martínez JM, Piepenbring M (2008) New records and new hosts of smut fungi from Cuba. Nova Hedwigia 87: 185-194.

Piepenbring M (2008) Einführung in die heimischen Brandpilze. Zeitschrift für Mykologie 74: 99-110.

Piepenbring M, Ruiz-Boyer A (2008) Diversity and ecology of fungi in the Golfo Dulce region. Stapfia 88: 179-192.

Stadler M, Fournier J, Laessoe T, Lechat C, Tichy HV, Piepenbring M (2008) Recognition of hypoxyloid and xylarioid Entonaema species from a comparison of holomorphic myorphology, HPLC profiles, and ribosomal DNA sequences. Mycological Progress 7: 53-73. DOI 10.1007/s11557-008-0553-5 .



Hernández JR, Piepenbring M, Vega Rios MB (2007) A new species, Dicheirinia panamensis, and new records of rust fungi from Panama. Mycological Progress 2: 81-91. DOI 10.1007/s11557-007-0526-0  .

Hou CL, Piepenbring M (2007) Two new species of Rhytismataceae on twigs of conifers from Yunnan Province, China. Mycotaxon 102: 165-170.

Hou CL, Liu L, Piepenbring M (2007) A new species of Hypoderma and description of H. rubi (Ascomycota) from China. Nova Hedwigia 84: 487-493.

Jäger-Zürn I, Novelo R A,  Philbrick CT, Piepenbring M (2007) Pinnately ramified ensiform leaves in the genus Marathrum (Podostemaceae - Podostemoideae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 268: 97-117.DOI 10.1007/s00606-007-0561-y .

Kirschner R, Arnold Günter R W, Chen CJ (2007) Cladobotryum semicirculare sp. nov. (Hyphomycetes) from commercially grown Ganoderma tsugae in Taiwan and other Basidiomycota in Cuba. Sydowia 59: 114-124.

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2007) New reports of two hypophyllous Septobasidium species from Taiwan. Fungal Science 22: 39-46.

Kirschner R, Chen CJ 82007) New species and reports of foliicolous hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Fungal Diversity 26: 219-239.

Piepenbring M, Cáceres M, O A, Espino E, A A, Kirschner R, Schöfer H (2007) Chromoblastomycosis caused by Chaetomium funicola: a case report from Panama. British Journal of Dermatology 157: 1025-1029. DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2007.08091.x .

Rodríguez J D, Piepenbring M (2007) Two new species of Appendiculella (Meliolaceae) from Panama. Mycologia 99: 544-552. DOI: 10.3852/mycologia.99.4.544 .

Trampe T, Piepenbring M (2007) Tropische Teerfleckenpilze in Panama. Zeitschrift für Mykologie 73: 37-60.



Cáceres O, Kirschner R, Piepenbring M, Schöfer H (2006) Gené, J.: Hormographiella verticillata and anOzonium stage as anamorphs of Coprinellus domesticus. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 89: 79-90. DOI 10.1007/s10482-005-9011-4 .

Hofmann T, Piepenbring M (2006) New records and host plants of fly-speck fungi from Panama. Fungal Diversity 22: 55-70.

Hou CL, Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2006) A new species and new records of Rhytismatales from Taiwan.Mycotaxon 95: 71-79.

Hou CL, Piepenbring M (2006) Five new species of Hypoderma (Rhytismatales, Ascomycota) with a key toHypoderma species known from China. Nova Hedwigia 82: 91-104. DOI 10.1127/0029-5035/2006/0082-0091 .

Kirschner R (2006) New records of Clonostachys epichloë, a mycoparasitic fungus on the grass-parasitic ascomycete Epichloë typhina for Europe. Feddes Repertorium 117: 307-311. DOI 10.1002/fedr.200611093 .

Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2006) A new fungicolous species of Titaea and new reports of Bahusaganda indica and Exosporium ampullaceum (Hyphomycetes) from tropical rainforests in Panama. Fungal Diversity 21: 93-103.

Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2006) A new hyphomycete genus and species with pectinate conidia from a rainforest in Panama - a living fungal fossil? Mycological Progress 5: 136-138. DOI 10.1007/s11557-006-0508-7 .

Kirschner R, Piepenbring M (2006) New species and records of cercosporoid hyphomycetes from Panama. Mycological Progress 5: 207-219. DOI 10.1007/s11557-006-0513-x .

Piepenbring M (2006) Checklist of fungi in Panama. Puente Biológico (Revista Científica de la Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí) 1: 1-195.

Piepenbring M (2007) Inventoring the fungi of Panama. Biodiversity and Conservation 16: 73-84. DOI 10.1007/s10531-006-9051-8 .

Piepenbring M (2006) Neue Ergebnisse zur Diversität und Ökologie von Brandpilzen in Panama.Zeitschrift für Mykologie 72: 89-100.

Oberwinkler F, Kirschner R, Arenal F, Villareal M, Rubio V, Begerow D, Bauer R, (2006) Two new pycnidial members of the Atractiellales: Basidiopycnis hyalina and Proceropycnis pinicola. Mycologia 98: 627-649. DOI: 10.3852/mycologia.98.4.637 .



Hou CL, Piepenbring M (2005) Known and two new species of Rhytisma (Rhytismatales, Ascomycota) from China. Mycopathologia 159: 299-306. DOI 10.1007/s11046-004-5653-4 .

Hou CL, Piepenbring M (2005) Two new species of Colpoma on trees from China. Forest Pathology 35: 359-364. DOI 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2005.00415.x .

Hou CL, Lin Y, Piepenbring M (2005) Species of Rhytismataceae on needles of Juniperus spp. from China. Canadian Journal of Botany 83: 37-46. DOI 10.1139/b04-149 .

Kirschner R (2005) "Liebes-Jade", Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang: eine in Taiwan endemische Nutzpflanze. Der Palmengarten 69: 85-90.

Kirschner R, Wu SH (2005) Echinoporia hydnophora, a polypore new for Taiwan. Fungal Science 20: Nr. 3-4, 99-103.

Kirschner R, Yang ZL (2005) Dacryoscyphus chrysochilus, a new staurosporous anamorph with cupulate conidiomata from China and with affinities to the Dacrymycetales (Basidiomycota). Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 87: 329-337. DOI 10.1007/s10482-004-6784-9 .

Piepenbring M (2005) Sphaerophragmium pulchrum, a new species of rust fungi from Panama . Mycological Progress 4: 161-166. DOI 10.1007/s11557-006-0119-3 .



Agerer R, Piepenbring M, Blanz P (2004) (Eds.): Frontiers in Basidiomycote Mycology. Eching: IHW:  428 Seiten. ISBN 3-930167-57-3 .

Hou CL, Piepenbring M, Oberwinkler F (2004) Nematococcomyces rhododendri, a new species in a new genus of the Rhytismatales from China. Mycologia 96: 1380-1385.

Kirschner R (2004) Sporodochial anamorphs of species of Helicogloea. In: Agerer R, Piepenbring M, Blanz P, (Eds.): Frontiers in Basidiomycote Mycology. Eching: IHW: 165-178:  ISBN 3-930167-57-3 .

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2004) Helicomyxa everhartioides, a new helicosporous sporodochial hyphomycete from Taiwan with relationships to the Hyaloriaceae (Auriculariales, Basidiomycota). Studies in Mycology 50: 337-342.

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2004) Two new species of the staurosporous hyphomycetous generaCeratosporium and Diplocladiella from Taiwan. Mycologia 96: 917-924.

Kirschner R, Piepenbring M, Chen CJ (2004) Some cercosporoid hoyphomycetes from Taiwan, including a new species of Stenella and new reports of Distocercospora pachyderma and Phacellium paspali. Fungal Diversity 17: 57-68.

Piepenbring M (2004) Comparative morphology of galls formed by smut fungi and discussion of generic concepts. In: Agerer R,  Piepenbring M, Blanz P (Eds.) : Frontiers in Basidiomycote Mycology. Eching: IHW: 117-164:  ISBN 3-930167-57-3 .

Yang ZL, Piepenbring M (2004) Wild edible fungi in the Yunnan Province, southwestern China . In: Agerer R, Piepenbring M, Blanz P (Hrsg.): Frontiers in Basidiomycote Mycology. Eching: IHW: 419-426,  ISBN 3-930167-57-3 .



Kirschner R (2003) Two new species of Pyxidiophora associated with bark beetles in Europe. Mycological Progress 2: 209-218. DOI 10.1007/s11557-006-0058-z .

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2003) A new record of Rogersiomyces okefenokeensis (Basidiomycota) from beetle galleries in pines in Taiwan. Sydowia 55: 86-92.

Kirschner R, Braun U, Yang ZL (2003) Pseudocercospora siraitiae sp. nov. (hyphomycetes) on leaves ofSiraitia cf. siamensis (Cucurbitaceae) in China. Fungal Diversity 14: 77-83.

Kirschner R, Sampaio JP, Begerow D, Chen ZC,  Oberwinkler F (2003) Mycogloea nipponica - the first known teleomorph in the heterobasidiomycetous yeast genus Kurtzmanomyces. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 84: 109-114. DOI 10.1023/A:1025484800974 .

Piepenbring M (2003) Fungi. In: Ibisch P,  Merida G (Hrsg.): Biodiversidad: La riqueza de Bolivia. Estado de conocimiento y conservación. Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia: Editorial FAN: 90-96.

Piepenbring M (2003) Smut fungi (Ustilaginomycetes p. p. and Microbotryales). Flora Neotropica Monograph 86: 1-291.

Piepenbring M, Oberwinkler F (2003) Integrating morphological and molecular characteristics for a phylogenetic system of smut fungi. Botanische Jahrbücher 124: 241-253.

Scholler M, Schnittler M, Piepenbring M (2003) Species of Anthracoidea (Ustilaginales, Basidiomycota) on Cyperaceae in Arctic Europe. Nova Hedwigia 76: 415-428.

Stoll M, Piepenbring M, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2003) Molecular phylogeny of Ustilago and Sporisorium species (Basidiomycota, Ustilaginales) based on internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences. Canadian Journal of Botany 81: 976-984. DOI 10.1139/b03-094 .



Gebhardt H, Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (2002) A new Ophiostoma species isolated from the ambrosia beetle Xyleborus dryographus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Mycological Progress 1:  377-382. DOI 10.1007/s11557-006-0034-7 .

Kirschner R, Chen CJ (2002) Dictyochaeta multifimbriata, a new species from Taiwan. Mycological Progress 1: 287-289. DOI 10.1007/s11557-006-0026-7 .

Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (2002) Sebacina allantoidea sp. nov. Cryptogamie, Mycologie 23:. 129-133.

Kirschner R, Braun U, Chen ZC, Oberwinkler F (2002) Pleurovularia, a new genus of hyphomycetes proposed for a parasite on leaves of Microstegium sp. (Poaceae). Mycoscience 43: 15-20. DOI 10.1007/s102670200003 .

Pérez JM, Rodríguez M, Piepenbring M, Minter D (2002) Cuban smuts. IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria 153: 1521-1530

Piepenbring M (2002) Annotated check list and key for smut fungi in Colombia. Caldasia 24:  103-119.

Piepenbring M (2002) Diversity, taxonomy, and ecology of plant parasitic smut fungi in Bolivia. Ecología en Bolivia 37: 49-58.

Piepenbring M (2002) Morphology of Liroa emodensis (Microbotryales, Basidiomycota) on Polygonum chinense. Fungal Science 17: 55-64.

Piepenbring M, Stein P (2002) Morphology and ecology of fruit release of Luziola subintegra (Poaceae). Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen 72: 253-264.

Piepenbring M, Stoll M, Oberwinkler F (2002) The generic position of Ustilago maydis, Ustilago scitaminea, and Ustilago esculenta (Ustilaginales). Mycological Progress 1: 71-80. DOI 10.1007/s11557-006-0006-y .

Piepenbring M, Caballero P,  Arrocha C, Cáceres MO (2002) Royas, carbones y otros hongos parásitos de plantas. Natura 10: 26-36.

Wang SR, Piepenbring M (2002) New species and new records of smut fungi from China. Mycological Progress 1: 399-408. DOI 10.1007/s11557-006-0036-5 .



Bauer R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F, Piepenbring M, Berbee M (2001) Ustilaginomycetes . In: D. J. McLaughlin; E. McLaughlin; P. A. Lemke (Hrsg.): Mycota VII. Systematics and Evolution. Berlin: Springer, Mycota Bd.VII:  57-83.

Kirschner R (2001) Diversity of Filamentous Fungi in Bark Beetle Galleries in Central Europe In: Misra J K, Horn BW (Hrsg.): Trichomycetes and Other Fungal Groups: Professor Robert W. Lichtwardt Commemoration Volume. Enfield (NH), USA: Science Publishers, Inc.: 175-196.

Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (2001) Mycoparasitism by three species of Diplococcium (Hyphomycetes). Plant Biology 3: 449-454. DOI 10.1055/s-2001-16457 .

Kirschner R, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (2001) Colacosiphon: a new genus described for a mycoparasitic fungus. Mycologia 93: 634-644.

Kirschner R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2001) A new Chionosphaera species associated with conifericolous bark beetles. Mycological Research 105: 1403-1408. DOI 10.1017}S0953756201005019.

Kirschner R, Chen ZC, Oberwinkler F (2001) New records of ten species of hyphomycetes from Taiwan. Fungal Science 16: 47-62.

Kirschner R, Sampaio JP, Gadanho M, Weiß M, Oberwinkler F (2001) Cuniculitrema polymorpha(Tremellales, gen. nov. and sp. nov.), a heterobasidiomycete vectored by bark beetles, which is the teleomorph of Sterigmatosporidium polymorphum. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 80: 149-161. DOI 10.1023/A:1012275204498 .

Piepenbring M (2001) Cintractiella diplasiae - a second species of the genus Cintractiella (Ustilaginales) with sori in adventitious spikelets on Hypolytreae (Cyperaceae). Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 4: 116-120. DOI 10.1078/1433-8319-00018 .

Piepenbring M (2001) Smut fungi (Ustilaginomycetes and Microbotryales, Basidiomycota) in Panama.Revista de Biología Tropical 49: 411-428.



Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (2000) A new species of Colacogloea with zygoconidia. Sydowia 52: 195-203.

Piepenbring M (2000) Edible tubers formed by roots of Juncus microcephalus Kunth in H.B.K. Feddes Repertorium 111: 567-570. DOI 10.1002/fedr.20001110724 .

Piepenbring M (2000) New species of smut fungi from the neotropics. Mycological Research 105: 757-767. DOI 10.1017/S0953756200004135 .

Piepenbring M (2000) The species of Cintractia s. l. (Ustilaginales, Basidiomycota). Nova Hedwigia 70: 289-372.



Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (1999) A new basidiomycetous anamorph genus with cruciform conidia. Mycoscience 40: 345-348. DOI 10.1007/BF02463878 .

Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (1999) A new Ophiostoma species associated with bark beetles infesting Norway spruce. Canadian Journal of Botany 77: 241-252. DOI 10.1139/cjb-77-2-247 .

Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (1999) Cylindrocarpostylus, a new genus based on a hyphomycete rediscovered from bark beetle galleries. Mycological Research 103: 1152-1156.

Kirschner R, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (1999) Atractocolax, a new heterobasidiomycetous genus based on a species vectored by conifericolous bark beetles. Mycologia 91: 538-543.

Piepenbring M (1999) New and poorly known smut fungi in Cuba. Mycological Research 103 : 459-467.

Piepenbring M, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (1999) Molecular sequence data assess the value of morphological characteristics for a phylogenetic classification of species of Cintractia. Mycologia 91: 485-498.



Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F (1998) Phialocephala trigonospora, a new hyphomycete species associated with conifericolous bark beetles. Sydowia 50: 205-212.

Piepenbring M (1998) Ökologische und morphologische Beobachtungen an Riedgräsern (Cyperaceae) in Mesoamerika. Der Palmengarten 62: 85-89.

Piepenbring M, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (1998) Teliospores of smut fungi: General aspects of teliospores and sporogenesis. Protoplasma 204: 155-169. DOI 10.1007/BF01280322  .

Piepenbring M, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (1998) Teliospores of smut fungi: Teliospore connections, appendages, and germ pores studied by electron microscopy; phylogenetic discussion of characteristics of teliospores. Protoplasma 204: 202-218. DOI 10.1007/BF01280324 .

Piepenbring M, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (1998) Teliospores of smut fungi: Teliospore walls and the development of ornamentation studied by electron microscopy. Protoplasma 204:  170-201. DOI 10.1007/BF01280323 .

Piepenbring M, Hagedorn G, Oberwinkler F (1998) Spore liberation and dispersal in smut fungi. Botanica Acta 111: 444-460.

Piepenbring M, Rodriguez  H, M (1998) Carbones (Fungi: Ustilaginomycetes) de Cuba. I parte. Revista del Jardín Botánico Nacional (de Cuba) 19: 121-131.

Piepenbring M, Rodriguez H, M (1998) Carbones (Fungi: Ustilaginomycetes) de Cuba. II parte. Revista del Jardín Botánico Nacional (de Cuba) 19: 132-146.



Piepenbring M (1997) The morphology of witches' brooms of Mycosyrinx cissi (Ustilaginales) on Cissus spp. (Vitaceae). Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen 69: 177-190.

Piepenbring M, Bauer R (1997) Erratomyces, a new genus of Tilletiales with species on Leguminosae.Mycologia 89: 924-936.



Piepenbring M (1996) Ecology, seasonal variation, and altitudinal distribution of Costa Rican smut fungi (Ustilaginales and Tilletiales, Basidiomycetes). Revista de Biología Tropical 44: (Suppl. 4) (1996) 115-123.

Piepenbring M (1996)  Smut fungi (Ustilaginales and Tilletiales) in Costa Rica. Nova Hedwigia Beih. 113: 1-155.

Piepenbring M (1996) Two new Entyloma species (Ustilaginales) in Central America. Sydowia 48: 241-249.

Piepenbring M, Vanky K, Oberwinkler F (1996) Aurantiosporium, a new genus of Ustilaginales. Plant Systematics and Evolution 199: 53-64. DOI 10.1007/BF00985917 .



Piepenbring M, Bauer R (1995) Noteworthy germinations of some Costa Rican Ustilaginales. Mycological Research 99: 853-858. DOI 10.1016/S0953-7562(09)80741-7 .

Piepenbring M (1995) Taxonomic studies on Ustilaginales from Costa Rica. Mycological Research 99: 783-788.

Piepenbring M (1995) Trichocintractia, a new genus for Cintractia utriculicola (Ustilaginales). Canadian Journal of Botany 73: 1089-1096. DOI 10.1139/b95-118 .



Piepenbring M, Napp-Zinn K (1993) Comparative anatomical studies on foliar organs of Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn. Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen 67: 367-386

Thesis finished at the Gothe-University/ Abschlussarbeiten an der Goethe-Universität:

Gillen K (2010)  Favolaschia in Panama und Ecuador. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Dipl.-Arb.: 128 Seiten.

Mangelsdorff R (2011) Plant parasitic microfungi on Orchidaceae and pteridophytes in Western Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Diss.: 457 Seiten.

Gossmann J (2004) Morphologische und taxonomische Bearbeitung argentinischer Arten der Cintractia-Gruppe (Brandpilze) auf Rhynchospora-Arten (Cyperaceae). Frankfurt, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Mag-Arb.: 96 Seiten.

Hofmann T (2005) Fliegen-Dreck-Pilze Deutschlands und Panamas. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Dipl.-Arb.: 139 Seiten.

Müller M (2005) Morphologische und taxonomische Untersuchung einer Albugo-Art (Weißrost) aus Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Zul.-Arb.

Singer T (2005) Ausgewählte insektenpathogene Pilze Panamas. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Zul.-Arb.: 48 Seiten.

Trampe T (2006) Phyllachorales in Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Dipl.-Arb.: 118 Seiten.

Hahner D (2006) Identifizierung ausgewählter Pilze aus menschlichen Haut- und Nagelläsionen. Frankfurt a. M., J.W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Zul.-Arb.: 72 Seiten.

Kursawe M (2007) Diversität der Großpilze im Botanischen Garten der Universität Frankfurt unter Berücksichtigung didaktischer Aspekte. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Zul.-Arb.: 128 Seiten.

Herbst F(2008) Neue Meliolales (Ascomycota) auf Rosidae in Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Zul.-Arb.: 67 Seiten.

Ix S (2008) Neue Schwarze Mehltaupilze auf Magnoliopsida und Liliopsida in Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Zul.-Arb.: 70 Seiten.

Nozon T (2008) Meliolaceae auf Rubiaceae aus Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Zul.-Arb.: 80 Seiten.

Schilling S (2008) Im Rahmen des ppMP-Projekts gesammelte cercosporoide Pilze (ppMP = pflanzenparasitische Mikropilze im Westen Panamas). Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Zul.-Arb.: 83 Seiten.

Weisenborn JLF (2008) Mit Haut- und Nagelläsionen assoziierte Pilze in Chiriquí, Panama. Frankfurt, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Dipl.-Arb.: 170 Seiten.

Gockele A (2009) Untersuchungen zur antibiotischen Aktivität von ausgewählten Pilzen. Frankfurt, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Dipl.-Arb.: 82 Seiten.

Nold F (2009) Vergleichend-morphologische Studien von Arten der Gattung Graphiola (Ustilagomycotina). Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Zul.-Arb.: 67 Seiten.

Hou CL (2004) Rhytismatales (Ascomycota) in China. Ecology, Morphology, and Systematics. Frankfurt, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Diss.: 272 Seiten.

Cáceres O (2005) Ökologie, Morphologie und Systematik von mit menschlichen Haut- und Nagelläsionen assoziierten Pilzen in Chiriquí, Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Diss.: 134 Seiten.

Koch BC (2006) Aschersonia Mont.: eine Revision. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Diss.: 148 Seiten.

Rodríguez Justavino D (2006) Meliolaceae aus Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Diss.: 268 Seiten.

Perdomo-Sánchez OP (2008) Rust fungi of Panama: New species and new records. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Diss.: 199 Seiten.

Hofmann TA (2009) Plant parasitic Asterinaceae and Microthyriaceae from the Neotropics (Panama). Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Diss.: 408 Seiten.

Trampe T (2009) Neotropical tar spot fungi  Exploration of Phyllachorales in Panama. Frankfurt am Main, J.W. Goethe-Universität, Diss.: 377 Seiten.


Thesis finished at the/ Abschlussarbeiten an der Universität Tübingen:

Stein P (1998) Untersuchungen zur Morphologie, Anatomie und Verbreitungsbiologie des SüßgrasesLuziola subintegra Swallen. Tübingen, Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Dipl.-Arb.:60 Seiten.

Stoll M (2001) Ustilago/Sporisorium (Ustilaginales) - Molekulare Phylogenie und Koevolution mit Gräsern (Poaceae). Tübingen, Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Diss.: 122 Seiten.

Thesis finished abroad/ Im Ausland betreute Arbeiten:

Araúz K (2009) Morfología y sistemática de Ascomycetes bitunicados parásitos de plantas en Chiriquí, República de Panamá. UNACHI, tesis de Licenciatura,

Araúz V (2009) Especies seleccionadas de Meliolales de Panamá. UNACHI, tesis de Maestría,

Carmona A (2008) Caracterización de hongos Xylariaceae Ascomycota, encontrados en tres sitios de la Provincia de Chiriquí en distinta vegetación. Universidad de Panamá, tesis de Licenciatura, (tutor oficial Ort C. Williams)

Espinosa J, L Saldaña (2009) Levantamiento florístico de árboles y arbustos (Magnoliophyta) en el corregimiento de Boquerón, distrito de Boquerón, 2008. UNACHI, tesis de Licenciatura,

Guerra A (2009) Interacciones biológicas entre los organismos asociados a Aschersonia basicystis yTorrubiella luteorostrata (Clavicipitaceae) en el Sendero El Retoño del Parque Internacional la Amistad, Cerro Punta, Panama  2007-2008. UNACHI, tesis de Licenciatura, (tutor oficial J. Bernal)

Guerrero Y (2006) Descripción taxonómica de hongos fitopatógenos en Cucurbitáceas. Universidad de Panamá, tesis de Licenciatura, (tutor oficial C. Williams)

Henríquez B (2009) Morfología y sistemática de hongos asociados a lesiones de piel de perros (Canis familiaris) en la provincia de Chiriquí, República de Panamá, 2009. UNACHI, tesis de Licenciatura,

Martínez O (2009) Identificación de hongos asociados a colmenas de Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Chiriqiuí-Panamá. UNACHI, tesis de Maestría,

Pérez J M (2005) Los géneros Sporisorium y Ustilago (Ustilaginaceae) en Cuba. Universidad de La Habana, tesis de Maestría, (tutor oficial M. Rodríguez)

Ríos A (2010) Hongos asociados a escamas y tegumentos de Hemidactylus frenatus, Chiriquí-Panamá. UNACHI, tesis de Maestría,

Serrano E (2009) Identificación morfológica de hongos Agaricales dle Parque Nacional Darién, Parque Internacional la Amistad y Finca Lérida. UNACHI, tesis de Licenciatura

Vargas L (2009) Morfología, taxonomía y distribución geográfica de las especies de Inga en Chiriquí-Panamá. UNACHI, tesis de Maestría,

Vega M (2009) Diversidad de Pucciniales (royas), hongos parásitos de plantas, en la Provincia de Chiriquí. UNACHI. UNACHI, tesis de Maestría,