Abrothallus tulasnei

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Abrothallales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Dothideomycetes
Subclassis: – (incertae sedis)
Ordo: Abrothallales

Familia: Lichenoconiaceae
Genus: Abrothallus
Species: Abrothallus tulasnei

Name edit

Abrothallus tulasnei M.S. Cole & D. Hawksw., 2001

Life habit: Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens)

Etymology: In honor of Louis-René Tulasne (1815-1885) who first recognized the link between Abrothallus and its anamorph, later named Vouauxiomyces.

Holotypus: CANADA: Quebec: Charlevoix-Est Co., Centre Ecologique de Port-au-Saumon, Habenaria trail, 47°45'30"N, 69°57'00"W, on Xanthoparmelia somloënsis apothecia and thallus on shoreline rocks, 9 August 1997, Cole 7243 (MIN).

Typification Details: Holotype MIN, Cole 7243

Host-Substratum/Locality: On apothecia and thallus of Xanthoparmelia somloënsis growing on rock: Québec

References edit

Primary references edit

  • M.S. Cole & D. Hawksw., Mycotaxon 77: 310 (2001)
  • Cole, M.S. and Hawksworth, D.L. (2001) Lichenicolous fungi, mainly from the USA, including Patriciomyces gen. nov.. - Mycotaxon 77: 305–338.   **[RLL List # 183 / Rec.# 22096] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Complete article) (Illustration of ascospores and conidia of Abrothallus tulasnei: p. 311, figs. 1A & 1B)

Additional references edit

  • Lawrey, J.D. and Diederich, P. (2010) Lichenicolous fungi – worldwide checklist, including isolated cultures and sequences available. Internet (1/12/2011)

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