Institute

Dr Karina Wilk

Assistant Professor

Unit
Organismal Evolution and Interactions Group
E‑mail
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Phone
+4812‑4241‑775
Address
Lubicz 46, 31‑512 Kraków, Poland
Room
B‑411

ORCIDRG

Research interests

  • Taxonomy, phylogeny, ecology and biogeography of lichenized fungi of Teloschistaceae, with emphasis on tropical species.
  • Systematics and evolution of Teloschistaceae.
  • Integrative taxonomy use to assess the species delimitation.
  • Diversity, distribution and protection of lichenized fungi of South America and Asia (Kirgiz Republic, Mongolia, Russia).

Recent publications (selected)

Wilk K., Pabijan M., Saługa M., Gaya E., Lücking R. 2021. Phylogenetic revision of South American Teloschistaceae (lichenized Ascomycota, Teloschistales) reveals three new genera and species. Mycologia 113: 278–299. DOI

Ludwig L.R., Kantvilas G., Nilsen A.R., Orlovich D.A., Ohmura Y., Summerfield T.C., Wilk K., Lord J.M. 2020. A molecular-genetic reassessment of the circumscription of the lichen genus Icmadophila. The Lichenologist 52: 213–220. DOI

Wilk K. 2020. Huriella flakusii (Teloschistaceae, lichenized Ascomycota), a new species from the Colca Canyon region in Peru. The Lichenologist 52: 37–47. DOI

Lücking R., Dal Forno M., Moncada B., Coca L.F., Vargas-Mendoza L.Y., Aptroot A., Arias L.J., Besal B., Bungartz F., Cabrera-Amaya D.M., Cáceres M.E.S., Chaves J.L., Eliasaro S., Gutiérrez M.C., Hernández Marin J.E., de los Ángeles Herrera-Campos M., Holgado-Rojas M.E., Jonitz H., Kukwa M., Lucheta F., Madriñán S., Marcelli M.P, de Azevedo Martins S.M., Mercado-Díaz J.A., Molina J.A., Morales E.A., Nelson P.R., Nugra F., Ortega F., Paredes T., Patiño A.L., Peláez-Pulido R.N., Pérez Pérez R.E., Perlmutter G.B., Rivas-Plata E., Robayo J., Rodríguez C., Simijaca D.F., Soto-Medina E., Spielmann A.A., Suárez-Corredor A., Torres J.-M., Vargas C.A, Yánez-Ayabaca A., Weerakoon G., Wilk K., Pacheco M.C., Diazgranados M., Brokamp G., Borsch T., Gillevet P.M., Sikaroodi M., Lawrey J.D. 2017. Turbo-taxonomy to assemble a megadiverse lichen genus: seventy new species of Cora (Basidiomycota: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae), honouring David Leslie Hawksworth's seventieth birthday. Fungal Diversity 84: 139–207. DOI

Wilk K., Flakus A. 2017. Eight Caloplaca species newly recorded from Bolivia, including C. crocina comb. nov. Mycotaxon 132: 125–140. DOI

Frolov I., Vondrák J., Fernández-Mendoza F., Wilk K., Khodosovtsev A., Halıcı M.G. 2016. Three new, seemingly-cryptic species in the lichen genus Caloplaca (Teloschistaceae) distinguished in two-phase phenotype evaluation. Annales Botanici Fennici 53: 243–262. DOI