Abrothallus usneae

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 usneae

Name edit

Abrothallus usneae Stein, 1879

Life habit: Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens)

Hosts: On thallus and apothecia of Usnea species, frequently overgrowing gall induced by Biatoropsis usnearum

World distribution: Known from all continents, except Antarctica.

Homotypic synonyms:


References edit

Primary edit

  • Stein, in Cohn, Krypt.-Fl. Schlesien 2 (2): 211 (1879)
  • Stein, B. (1879) Flechten. - In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Schlesien. Im Namen der Schles. Ges. f. vaterländ. Kultur herausgeg. v. Prof. Dr. Ferd. Cohn. - Jahresber. Schles. ges. f. vaterl. Cultur 2: 1–400.   **[Mattick Rec.# 30038] - (Recent Literature on Lichens - Mattick No.)**

Secondary edit

  • Diederich, P. (2004) Abrothallus (pp. 626-630) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Diederich, P.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 2. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 742 pages.   **[RLL List # 196 / Rec.# 25981] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Description of Abrothallus usneae: p. 629)
  • Galløe, O. (1950) Natural History of the Danish Lihens. Part VIII. - E. Munksgaard, Copenhagen. 81 pp.   **[RLL List # 4 / Rec.# 6203] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Illustrations of Abrothallus usneae: plates 113-115)
  • 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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