Begerow D, Kemler M (2017) Phylogeny, biogeography and host specificity of smut fungi. In „Biodiversity and Ecology of Fungi, Lichens and Mosses – Kerner von Marilaun Workshop 2015 in memory of Josef Poelt“ Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (in press) *
Röhl O, Peršoh D, Mittelbach M, Elbrecht V, Brachmann A, Nuy J, Boenigk J, Leese F, Begerow D (2017) Distinct sensitivity of fungal freshwater guilds to water quality. Mycological Progress (in press) *


McTaggart AR, Shivas RG, Boekhout T, Oberwinkler F, Vánky K, Pennycook SR, Begerow D (2016) Mycosarcoma (Ustilaginaceae), a resurrected generic name for corn smut (Ustilago maydis) and its close relatives with hypertrophied, tubular sori. IMA Fungus 7: 309-315 *
Ropars J, Lo YC, Dumas E, Snirc A, Begerow D, Rollnik T, Lacoste S, Dupont J, Giraud T, Lopez-Villavicencio M (2016) Fertility depression among cheese-making Penicillium roqueforti strains suggests degeneration during domestication. Evolution 70: 2099-2109. Evolution 70: 2099-2109 *
Yurkov AM, Wehde T, Federici J, Begerow D (2016) Yeast diversity and species recovery rates from beech forest soils. Mycological Progress 15: 845-859 *
Mittelbach M, Yurkov AM, Stoll R, Begerow D (2016) Inoculation order of nectar-borne yeasts opens a door for transient species and changes nectar rewarded to pollinators. Fungal Ecology 22: 90-97 *
Kühdorf K, Münzenberger B, Begerow D, Gomez-Laurito J, Huttl RF (2016) Arbutoid mycorrhizas of the genus Cortinarius from Costa Rica. Mycorrhiza 26: 497-513 *
Büker B, Eberlein C, Gladieux P, Schäfer A, Snirc A, Bennett DJ, Begerow D, Hood ME, Giraud T (2016) Distribution and population structure of the anther smut Microbotryum silenes-acaulis parasitizing an arctic-alpine plant.. Molecular Ecology 25: 811-824 *


Stielow JB, Levesque CA, Seifert KA, Meyer W, ... Begerow D as part of Fungal Barcoding Consortium (2015) One fungus, which genes? Development and assessment of universal primers for potential secondary fungal DNA barcodes. Persoonia 35: 242-263 *
Wang QM, Begerow D, Groenewald M, Liu XZ, Theelen B, Bai FY, Boekhout T (2015) Multigene phylogeny and taxonomic revision of yeasts and related fungi in the Ustilaginomycotina. Studies in Mycology 81: 55-83 *
Riess K, Bauer R, Kellner R, Kemler M, Piatek M, Vanky K, Begerow D (2015) Identification of a new order of root-colonising fungi in the Entorrhizomycota: Talbotiomycetales ord. nov. on eudicotyledons. IMA fungus 6: 129-133 *
Bauer R, Garnica S, Oberwinkler F, Riess K, Weiss M, Begerow D (2015) Entorrhizomycota: a new fungal phylum reveals new perspectives on the evolution of Fungi. PLoSOne 10: e0128183 *
Mittelbach M, Yurkov A, Nocentini D, Nepi M, Weigend M, Begerow D (2015) Nectar sugars and bird visitation define a floral niche for basidiomycetous yeast on the Canary Islands. BMC Ecology 15: 2. BMC Ecology 15: 2 *
Kühdorf K, Münzenberger B, Begerow D, Gomez-Laurito J, Huettl RF (2015) Leotia cf. lubrica forms arbutoid mycorrhiza with Comarostaphylis arbutoides (Ericaceae). Mycorrhiza 25: 109-120 *
Yurkov AM, Kachalkin AV, Daniel HM, Groenewald M, Libkind D, de Garcia V, Zalar P, Gouliamova DE, Boekhout T, Begerow D (2015) Two yeast species Cystobasidium psychroaquaticum sp nov and Cystobasidium rietchieii f.a. sp nov isolated from natural environments and the transfer of Rhodotorula minuta clade members to the genus Cystobasidium. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 107: 173-185 *


Prior R, Görges K, Yurkov A, Begerow D (2014) New isolation method for endophytes based on enzyme digestion. Mycol Progress 13: 849-856 *
Kühdorf K, Münzenberger B, Begerow D, Karasch-Wittmann C, Gómez.Laurito J, Hüttl RF (2014) Sebacina sp. is a mycorrhizal partner of Comarostaphylis arbutoides (Ericaceae). Mycol Progress 13: 733-744 *
Begerow D, Schäfer AM, Kellner R, Yurkov A, Kemler M, Oberwinkler F, Bauer R (2014) Ustilaginomycotina. in: The Mycota Vol. VII, 2nd ed.: Systematics and Evolution Part A, ed. by D.J. McLaughlin and J.W. Spatafora : 295-329 *
Kellner R, Hanschke C, Begerow D (2014) Patterns of Variation at Ustilago maydis Virulence Clusters 2A and 19A Largely Reflect the Demographic History of Its Populations. PLoS ONE doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098837: 10 *


Büker B, Petit E, Begerow D, Hood M E (2013) Experimental hybridization and backcrossing reveal forces of reproductive isolation in Microbotryum. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 224 *
Kemler M, Martín M P, Telleria M T, Schäfer A M, Yurkov A, Begerow D (2013) Contrasting phylogenetic patterns of anther smuts (Pucciniomycotina: Microbotryum) reflect phylogenetic patterns of their caryophyllaceous hosts. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 13: 111-126 *
Rambold G, Stadler M, Begerow D (2013) Mycology should be recognized as a field in biology at eye level with other major disciplines - a memorandum. Mycological Progress: DOI 10.1007/s11557-013-0902-x *


Fröhlich-Nowoisky J, Burrows S M, Xie Z, Engling G, Solomon P A, Fraser M P, Mayol-Bracero O L, Artaxo P, Begerow D, Conrad R, Andreae M O, Després V R, and Pöschl U (2012) Biogeography in the air: fungal diversity over land and oceans. Biogeosciences 9: 1125-1136 *
Kachalkin AV & Yurkov AM (2012) Yeast communities in Sphagnum phyllosphere along the hydrothermal ecocline in the boreal forest-swamp ecosystem and description of the Candida sphagnicola sp. nov. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek: DOI: 10.1007/s10482-012-9710-6 *
Kemler M, Martin M P, Telleria M T, Schäfer A M, Yurkov A, Begerow D (2012) Contrasting phylogenetic patterns of anther smuts (Pucciniomycotina: Microbotryum) reflect phylogenetic patterns of their caryophyllaceous hosts. Organisms Diversity & Evolution *
Schoch C L, Keith A. Seifert K A, Huhndorf S, Robert V, Spouge J L, Levesque C A, Chen W, and Fungal Barcoding Consortium (2012) Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi. PNAS *
Yurkov A, Wehde T, Kahl T, Begerow D (2012) Aboveground deadwood deposition supports development of soil yeasts. Diversity 4: 453-474 *
Yurkov A, Schäfer AM, Begerow D (2012) Leucosporidium drummii sp. nov. a new microbotryomycete isolated from soil in Germany . International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62: 728-734 *
Yurkov AM, Kemler M, Begerow D (2012) Assessment of yeast diversity in soils under different management regimes. Fungal Ecology 5: 24-35 *


Cai L, Giraud T, Zhang N, Begerow D, Cai G, Shivas RG (2011) The evolution of species concepts and species recognition criteria in plant pathogenic fungi. Fungal Diversity: DOI 10.1007/s13225-011-0127-8 *
Hawksworth DL, Crous PW, Redhead SA ... Begerow D ... Yurkov AM et al. (2011) The Amsterdam Declaration on Fungal Nomenclature. IMA Fungus 2: 105-112 *
Kellner R, Vollmeister E, Feldbrügge M, Begerow D (2011) Interspecific Sex in Grass Smuts and the Genetic Diversity of Their Pheromone-Receptor System. PLoS Genet 7(12): e1002436. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002436 *
Koepke J, Kaffarnik F, Haag C, Zarnack K, Luscombe NM, König J, Ule J, Kellner R, Begerow D, Feldbrügge M (2011) The RNA-Binding Protein Rrm4 is Essential for Efficient Secretion of Endochitinase Cts1. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2011 Dec;10(12):M111.011213. Epub 2011 Aug 1. *
Yurkov AM, Kemler M & Begerow D (2011) Species accumulation curves and incidence-based species richness estimators to appraise the diversity of cultivable yeasts from beech forest soils. PLoS ONE 6(8): e23671. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0023671 *
Yurkov AM, Krüger D, Begerow D, Arnold N & Tarkka MT (2011) Basidiomycetous yeasts from Boletales fruiting bodies and their interactions with the mycoparasite Sepedonium chrysospermum and the host fungus Paxillus . Microbial Ecology: in press, DOI: 10.1007/s00248-011-9923-7 *


Kohnen A, Brandl R, Fricke R, Gallenmüller F, Klinge K, Köhnen I, Maier W, Oberwinkler F, Ritz CM, Speck T, Theissen G, Tscharntke T, Vaupel A, Wissemann V (2010) Radiation, biological diversity and host-parasite interactions in wildroses, rust fungi and insects. In Glaubrecht, M. & Schneider H. (eds.) Evolution in action. Springer, Wien : 215-237 *
Schäfer AM, Kemler M, Bauer R, Begerow D (2010) The illustrated life cycle of Microbotryum on the host plant Silene latifolia. Canadian Journal of Botany 88: 875–885 *
Begerow D, Nilsson H, Unterseher M, Maier W (2010) Current state and perspectives of fungal DNA barcoding and rapid identification procedures. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 87: 99-108 *
Guého-Kellermann E, Boekhout T, Begerow D (2010) Biodiversity, Phylogeny and Ultrastructure. In: Malassezia and the skin. Boekhout T, Guého E, Mayser P, Velegraki A (eds.) Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg: 17-63 *
Glushakova AM, Maximova IA, Kachalkin AV, Yurkov AM (2010) Ogataea cecidiorum sp. nov., a methanol-assimilating yeast isolated from galls on willow leaves. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 98: 93-101 *
Poll C, Brune T, Begerow D, Kandeler E (2010) Small-scale diversity and succession of fungi in the detritusphere of rye residues. Microbial Ecology 59: 130-140 *


Bauer R, Metzler B, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2009) Cystobasidiopsis nirenbergiae, a new agaricostilbomycete (Pucciniomycotina). Mycological Research 113: 960-966 *
Kemler M, Lutz M, Göker M, Oberwinkler F, Begerow D (2009) Hidden diversity in the non-caryophyllaceous plant-parasitic members of Microbotryum (Pucciniomycotina: Microbotryales). Systematics and Biodiversity 7: 297-306 *
Yurkov AM, Schäfer AM, Begerow D (2009) Clavispora reshetovae. Fungal Planet 35. Persoonia 23: 182-183 *
Yurkov AM, Schäfer AM, Begerow D (2009) Barnettozyma vustinii. Fungal Planet 38. Persoonia 23: 188-189 *
Isaeva OV, Glushakova AM, Yurkov AM, Chernov IY (2009) The yeast Candida railenensis in the fruits of English oak (Quercus robur L.). Microbiology 78: 355-359 *
Maximova IA, Yurkov AM, Chernov IY (2009) Spatial structure of epiphytic yeast communities on fruits of Sorbus aucuparia L. Biology Bulletin 36: 613-618 *
Yurkova NE, Yurkov AM, Smagin AV (2009) Ecological status of soils in Moscow Zoo. Eurasian Soil Science 42: 342-348 *


Bauer R, Lutz M, Begerow D, Platek M, Vanky K, Bacigalova K, Oberwinkler F (2008) Anther smut fungi on monocots. Mycological Research 112: 1297-1306 *
Begerow D (2008) Koevolution – Zur Bedeutung organismischer Interaktion für die Evolution. In Betz & Köhler (Hrsg.) Die Evolution des Lebendigen. Attempto-Verlag : 173-186 *
Kachalkin AV, Glushakova AM, Yurkov AM, Chernov IY (2008) Characterization of yeast groupings in the phyllosphere of Sphagnum mosses. Microbiology 77: 474-481 *
Ritschel A, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2008) A new species of Volvocisporium from Namibia, V. grewiae sp. nov. (Microstromatales, Ustilaginomycota). Mycological Progress 7: 1-5 *
Roets F, Dreyer LL, Wingfield MJ, Begerow D (2008) Thecaphora capensis sp. nov., an unusual new anther smut on Oxalis in South Africa. Persoonia 21: 147-152 *
Yurkov AМ, Vustin MM, Tyaglov BV, Maksimova IA, Sineokiy SP (2008) Pigmented basidiomycetous yeasts are a promising source of carotenoids and ubiquinone Q-10. Microbiology 77: 1-6 *
Yurkov AM, Chernov IY, Tiunov AV (2008) Influence of Lumbricus terrestris earthworms on the structure of the yeast community of forest litter. Microbiology 77: 107-111 *
Yurkova NE, Yurkov AM, Smagin AV (2008) Assessment of the functional state of soils in Moscow Zoo on the basis of microbiological parameters. Moscow University Soil Science Bulletin 63: 136-141 *


Glushakova AM, Yurkov AM, Chernov IY (2007) Massive isolation of anamorphous ascomycete yeasts Candida oleophila from plant phyllosphere. Microbiology 76: 799-803 *
Hibbett D et al (2007) A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi. Mycological Research 111: 509-547 *
Maier W, Wingfield BD, Mennicken M, Wingfield MJ (2007) Polyphyly and two emerging lineages in the rust genera Puccinia and Uromyces. Mycological Research 111: 176-185 *
Vánky K, Bauer R, Begerow D (2007) Talbotiomyces, a new genus for Entorrhiza calospora (Basidiomycota). Mycologica Balcanica 4: 11-14 *
Vánky K, Begerow D (2007) Farysia unciniae sp. nov. (Ustilaginomycetes) on Uncinia (Cyperaceae) from Chile. Mycologica Balcanica 4: 79-81 *


Aime C, Matheny PB, Henk DA, Frieders EM, Nilsson RH, Piepenbring M, McLaughlin DJ, Szabo LJ, Begerow D, Sampaio JP, Bauer R, Weiss M, Oberwinkler F, Hibbett D (2006) An overview of the higher-level classification of Pucciniomycotina based on combined analyses of nuclear large and small subunit rDNA sequences. Mycologia 98: 896-905 *
Bauer R, Begerow D, Sampaio JP, Oberwinkler F (2006) The simple septate basidiomycetes. Mycological Progress 5: 41-66 *
Begerow D, Stoll M, Bauer R (2006) A phylogenetic hypothesis of Ustilaginomycotina based on multiple gene analyses and morphological data. Mycologia 98: 906-916 *
De Beer ZW, Begerow D, Bauer R, Pegg G, Crous P, Wingfield MJ (2006) Quambalariaceae fam. nov., a new family in the Microstromatales to accomodate Quambalaria species. Studies in Mycology 55: 289-298 *
Kemler M, Göker M, Oberwinkler F, Begerow D (2006) Implications of molecular characters for the phylogeny of the Microbotryaceae (Basidiomycota: Urediniomycetes). BMC Evolutionary Biology 6: 35 *
Maier W, Khoza T, Harmse N, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ (2006) A disease epidemic on Zizyphus mucronata in the Kruger National Park caused by Coniodictyum chevalieri. Studies in Mycology 55: 281-290 *
Oberwinkler F, Kirschner R, Arenal F, Villarreal M, Rubio V, Begerow D, Bauer R (2006) Two new pycnidial members of the Atractiellales: Basidiopycnis hyalina and Proceropycnis pinicola. Mycologia 98: 637-649 *
Vaasen A, Begerow D, Hampp R (2006) Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase genes in the genus Clusia: a comparison between obligate C3 and CAM species, and a C3-CAM intermediate. Plant, Cell and Environment 29: 2113-2123 *


Bialek R, González GM, Begerow D, Zelck UE (2005) Coccidioid mycosis and blastomycosis: Advances in molecular diagnosis. FEMS Immunology and Medical Myicrobiology 45: 355-360 *
Hendrichs M, Begerow D, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (2005) The genus Anthracoidea (Basidiomycota, Ustilaginales) – a molecular phylogenetic approach using LSU rDNA sequences. Mycological Research 109: 31-40 *
Lutz M, Göker M, Piatek M, Kemler M, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2005) Anther smuts of Caryophyllaceae: molecular characters indicate host-dependent species delimitation. Mycological Progress 4: 225-238 *
Mennicken M, Maier W, Crous PW, Oberwinkler F (2005) A contribution to the rust flora (Uredinales) on Aizoaceae in southern Africa. Mycological Progress 4: 215-224 *
Mennicken M, Maier W, Oberwinkler F (2005) A contribution to the rust flora (Uredinales) of southern Africa, with an emphasis on Namibia. Mycological Progress 4: 55-75 *
Mennicken M, Maier W, Oberwinkler F (2005) A contribution to the rust flora (Uredinales) on Zygophylloideae (Zygophyllaceae) in Africa. Mycotaxon 91: 39-48 *
Ritz CM, Maier WFA, Oberwinkler F, Wissemann V (2005) Different evolutionary histories of two Phragmidium species infecting the same dog rose hosts. Mycological Research 109: 603-609 *
Stoll M, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2005) Molecular phylogeny of Ustilago, Sporisorium, and related taxa based on combined analyses of rDNA sequences. Mycological Research 109: 342-356 *
Yurkov AM (2005) First isolation of the yeast Saccharomyces paradoxus in Western Siberia. Microbiology 74: 459-462 *
Yurkov AM, Chernov IYu (2005) Geographical races of certain species of ascomycetous yeasts in the Moscow and Novosibirsk regions. Microbiology 74: 597-601 *


Begerow D, Göker M, Lutz M, Stoll M (2004) On the evolution of smut fungi on their hosts. In Agerer, Blanz, Piepenbring (eds.) Frontiers in Basidiomycete Mycology. IHW-Verlag : 81-98 *
Begerow D, John B, Oberwinkler F (2004) Evolutionary relationships among β-tubulin gene sequences of basidiomycetous fungi. Mycological Research 108: 1257-1263 *
Gebhard H, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2004) Identification of the ambrosia fungus of Xyleborus monographus and X. dryographus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae). Mycological Progress 3: 95-102 *
Hendrichs M, Michalski S, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F, Hellwig FH (2004) Phylogenetic relationships in Carex, subgenus Vignea (Cyperaceae), based on ITS sequences. Plant Systematic and Evolution 246: 109-125 *
Hendrichs M, Oberwinkler F, Begerow D, Bauer R (2004) Carex, subgenus Eucarex (Cyperaceae) – A phylogenetic approach using ITS sequences. Plant Systematic and Evolution 246: 89-107 *
Lutz M, Bauer R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2004) Tuberculina - Thanatophytum/ Rizoctonia crocorum - Helicobasidium: A unique mycoparasitic–phytoparasitic life strategy. Mycological Research 108: 227-238 *
Lutz M, Bauer R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2004) Tuberculina-Helicobasidium: Host specificity of the Tuberculina-stage reveals unexpected diversity within the group. Mycologia 96: 1316-1329 *
Lutz M, Bauer R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F, Triebel D (2004) Tuberculina: rust relatives attack rusts. Mycologia 96: 614-626 *
Weiß M, Bauer R, Begerow D (2004) Spotlights on heterobasidiomycetes. In Agerer, Blanz, Piepenbring (eds.) Frontiers in Basidiomycete Mycology. IHW-Verlag : 7-48 *


Bauer R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F, Marvanová L (2003) Classicula: the teleomorph of Naiadella fluitans. Mycologia 95: 756-764 *
Kirschner R, Sampaio J-P, Begerow D, Chen Z-C, Oberwinkler F (2003) Mycogloea nipponica the first known teleomorph in the heterobasidiomycetous yeast genus Kurtzmanomyces. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 84: 109-114 *
Maier W, Begerow D, Weiß M, Oberwinkler F (2003) Phylogeny of the rust fungi: an approach using nuclear large subunit ribosomal DNA sequences. Canadian Journal of Botany 81: 12-23 *
Stoll M, Piepenbring M., Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2003) Molecular phylogeny of Ustilago and Sporisorium species (Basidiomycota, Ustilaginales) based on ITS sequences. Canadian Journal of Botany 81: 976-984 *


Begerow D, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (2002) The Exobasidiales: an evolutionary hypothesis. Mycological Progress 1: 187-199 *
Begerow D, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (2002) The sterigmata of Volvocisporium: A clarification. Mycological Research 106: 131 *
Begerow D, Lutz M, Oberwinkler F (2002) Implications of molecular characters for the phylogeny of the genus Entyloma. Mycological Research 106: 1392-1399 *
Vaasen A, Begerow D, Lüttge U, Hampp R (2002) The genus Clusia L.: Molecular evidence for independent evolution of photosynthetic flexibility. Plant Biology 4: 86-93 *
Weber E, Görke C, Begerow D (2002) The Lecythophora-Coniochaeta complex II. Molecular studies based on sequences of the large subunit of ribosomal DNA. Nova Hedwigia 74: 187-200 *


Bauer R, Begerow D, Nagler A, Oberwinkler F (2001) The Georgefischeriales: a phylogenetic hypothesis. Mycological Research 105: 416-424 *
Bauer R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F, Piepenbring M, Berbee M (2001) Ustilaginomycetes. In D. und E. Mclaughlin, Lemke (eds): Mycota VII part B: 57-83 *
Begerow D, Bauer R, Boekhout T (2000) Phylogenetic placements of ustilaginomycetous anamorphs as deduced from nuclear LSU rDNA sequences. Mycological Research 104: 53-60 *
Begerow D, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (2001) Muribasidiospora: Microstromatales or Exobasidiales?. Mycological Research 105: 798-810 *
Bialek R, Ibricevic A, Fothergill A, Begerow D (2000) Small subunit ribosomal DNA sequence shows Paracoccidioides brasiliensis closely related to Blastomyces dermatitidis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 38: 3190-3193 *
Kirschner R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (2001) A new Chionosphaera species associated with conifer inhabiting bark beetles. Mycological Research 105: 1403-1408 *


Bauer R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (1998) Progress in the systematics of smut fungi. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 105: 224-238 *
Bauer R, Begerow D, Vánky K, Oberwinkler F (1999) Ustilaginomycetes on Selaginella. Mycologia 91: 475-484 *
Begerow D, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (1997) Phylogenetic studies on the nuclear large subunit ribosomal DNA of smut fungi and related taxa. Canadian Journal of Botany 75: 2045-2056 *
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 *
Sampaio JP, Bauer R, Begerow D, Oberwinkler F (1999) Occultifur externus sp. nov., a new species of simple-pored auricularioid heterobasidiomycete from plant litter in Portugal. Mycologia 91: 1094-1101 *
Vánky K, Bauer R, Begerow D (1997) Fulvisporium, a new genus of Ustilaginales. Mycotaxon 64: 57-66 *
Vánky K, Bauer R, Begerow D (1998) Doassinga, a new genus of Doassansiales. Mycologia 90: 964-970 *