Chaenothecopsis viridireagens


Taxonavigation: Mycocaliciales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Eurotiomycetes
Subclassis: Mycocaliciomycetidae
Ordo: Mycocaliciales

Familia: Mycocaliciaceae
Genus: Chaenothecopsis
Species: Chaenothecopsis viridireagens


Chaenothecopsis viridireagens (Nádv.) A.F.W.Schmidt, 1970

Life habit: Fungus of uncertain status: i.e., questionably or weakly lichen-forming; or algicolous/saprophytic; or parasitic when young but saprophytic or lichen-forming when mature; or a lichenicolous lichen.

  • Calicium viridireagens Nádv., Preslia 18-19: 129 (1940)



  • A.F.W. Schmidt, Mitt. Staatsinst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 13: 153 (1970)
  • Schmidt, A. 1970: Anatomisch-taxonomische Untersuchungen an europaischen Arten der Flechtenfamilie Caliciaceae. - Mitteil. Staatssinst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 13: 111–166.   [RLL List # 80 / Rec.# 16648] - (Recent Literature on Lichens) (PDF file)


  • Coppins, B.J. (1992) Chaenothecopsis Vainio (1927) (pp. 182-185) In: Purvis, O.W., Coppins, B.J., Hawksworth, D.L., James, P.W. and Moore, D.M. (eds.) The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Natural History Museum Publication, 710 pp.   [RLL List # 151 / Rec.# 15105] - (Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of C. viridireagens: p. 185)
  • Selva, S.B. 2014: The calicioid lichens and fungi of the Acadian Forest ecoregion of northeastern North America, II. The rest of the story. The Bryologist 117(4): 336–367.   (BioOne)   (Chaenothecopsis viridireagens: p. 353-354)


Vernacular namesEdit

English: Chaenothecopsis lichen