The assessment of fungal diversity in the Mediterranean area is considered by mycologists as a priority target. In recent times a number of associations, commissions and international networks recognized fungi as important tools to be included in research projects. The newly established Mediterranean Mycology Working Group with the European Mycological Association could be the focal point for increasing mycological research in the Mediterranean area. According to its strategic position in the Mediterranean Basin, Sicily could be considered a centre of diversity and a reference area. The evaluation and exploitation of fungal biodiversity in Sicily is illustrated here.
|Numero di pagine||6|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2009|