Original paper

Aspidothelium lueckingii: a new lichenized fungus from Bolivia

Flakus, Adam

Nova Hedwigia Band 88 Heft 1-2 (2009), p. 139 - 143

published: Feb 16, 2009

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2009/0088-0139

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The corticolous lichenized fungus Aspidothelium lueckingii Flakus is described and illustrated as new to science from the montane cloud forest in Bolivia. It is characterized by pale perithecia with seta-like appendages and large, regularly muriform ascospores. The species is the sixth known member of the genus producing muriform ascospores. A key to all known species of Aspidothelium with muriform ascospores is provided.


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