Mycological and lichenological investigations in the former Soviet military forestries in Lithuania. Protologue. – Botanica Lithuanica, 2(2): 103–110

Results of investigations on species diversity and ecological peculiarities of fungi anf lichens carried out during 1994–1995 in 6 former Soviet military forestries in the greatest Lithuanian woods are presented in series of articles. Investigations were carried out in various phytocenoses. Distribution, substrate and habitat of each species were registered. The aim of the investigations was to study species diversity of fungi and lichens in the former Soviet military forestries, their distribution and ecological peculiarities as weel as concentration of trace elements in macromycetes and their substrate. Special attention was paid to rare and endangered fungi species, measures for their protection.

Keywords: military forestries, fungi, lichens, Lithuania.