Selected Publications of the Selbmann Lab.


Updated on February 5, 2021


A complete list of publications can be found here.




  • Coleine, C., Stajich, J. E., de Los Ríos, A., & Selbmann, L. (2020). Beyond the extremes: Rocks as ultimate refuge for fungi in drylands. Mycologia, 1-26. DOI 10.1080/00275514.2020.1816761

  • Selbmann, L., Benkő, Z., Coleine, C., de Hoog, S., Donati, C., Druzhinina, I., ... & Stajich, J. E. (2020). Shed Light in the DaRk LineagES of the Fungal Tree of Life—STRES. Life, 10(12), 362. DOI 10.3390/life10120362

  • Coleine, C., Gevi, F., Fanelli, G., Onofri, S., Timperio, A. M., & Selbmann, L. (2020). Specific adaptations are selected in opposite sun exposed Antarctic cryptoendolithic communities as revealed by untargeted metabolomics. Plos one, 15(5), e0233805. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0233805

  • Wijayawardene, N. N., Hyde, K. D., Al-Ani, L. K. T., Tedersoo, L., ..., Selbmann, L., ... & Deng, C. (2020). Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa. Mycosphere, 11(1), 1060-1456. DOI 10.5943/mycosphere/11/1/8


  • Coleine, C., Stajich, J. E., Pombubpa, N., Zucconi, L., Onofri, S., Canini, F., & Selbmann, L. (2019). Altitude and fungal diversity influence the structure of Antarctic cryptoendolithic Bacteria communities. Environmental microbiology reports, 11(5), 718-726. DOI 10.1111/1758-2229.12788


  • Selbmann, L., Pacelli, C., Zucconi, L., Dadachova, E., Moeller, R., de Vera, J. P., & Onofri, S. (2018). Resistance of an Antarctic cryptoendolithic black fungus to radiation gives new insights of astrobiological relevance. Fungal biology, 122(6), 546-554. DOI 10.1016/j.funbio.2017.10.012


  • Selbmann, L., Onofri, S., Coleine, C., Buzzini, P., Canini, F., & Zucconi, L. (2017). Effect of environmental parameters on biodiversity of the fungal component in lithic Antarctic communities. Extremophiles, 21(6), 1069-1080. DOI 10.1007/s00792-017-0967-6

  • Wijayawardene, N. N., Hyde, K. D., Rajeshkumar, K. C., Hawksworth, D. L., Madrid, H., Kirk, P. M., ..., Selbmann, L., ..., & Karunarathna, S. C. (2017). Notes for genera: Ascomycota. Fungal diversity, 86(1), 1-594. DOI 10.1007/s13225-017-0386-0


  • Selbmann, L., Zucconi, L., Isola, D., & Onofri, S. (2015). Rock black fungi: excellence in the extremes, from the Antarctic to space. Current Genetics, 61(3), 335-345. DOI 10.1007/s00294-014-0457-7


  • Selbmann, L., Isola, D., Egidi, E., Zucconi, L., Gueidan, C., de Hoog, G. S., & Onofri, S. (2014). Mountain tips as reservoirs for new rock-fungal entities: Saxomyces gen. nov. and four new species from the Alps. Fungal Diversity, 65(1), 167-182. DOI 10.1007/s13225-013-0234-9


  • Selbmann, L., Grube, M., Onofri, S., Isola, D., & Zucconi, L. (2013). Antarctic epilithic lichens as niches for black meristematic fungi. Biology, 2(2), 784-797. DOI 10.3390/biology2020784

  • Selbmann, L., Egidi, E., Isola, D., Onofri, S., Zucconi, L., de Hoog, G. S., ... & Varese, G. C. (2013). Biodiversity, evolution and adaptation of fungi in extreme environments. Plant Biosystems-An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology, 147(1), 237-246. DOI 10.1080/11263504.2012.753134