Leioderma cherokeense

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Collematineae 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Lecanoromycetidae
Ordo: Peltigerales
Subordo: Collematineae

Familia: Pannariaceae
Genus: Leioderma
Species: Leioderma cherokeense

Name edit

Leioderma cherokeense P.M. Jørg. & Tønsberg, 2005

Diagnosis: Leioderma spongioso similis, sed thallo superne arachnoideo, infra sparse pallide rhizinato, sine acidae lichenosae.

Type: U.S.A. NORTH CAROLINA. Swain Co., Great Smoky Mountains Natl. Park [at time of collecting, now the Cherokee Reservation], Ravensford, 35o30.8' N, 83o17.8' W, elev. 650 m, corticolous at base of trunk of Liriodendron tulipifera in mixed deciduous forest, 21 June 2002, T. Tønsberg 30966 (BG--holotype).

Distribution: Leioderma cherokeense is known only from the type locality.

Etymology: The epithet cherokeense refers to the Cherokee Indians who live in the area.

References edit

  • Jørgensen, P.M. and Tønsberg, T. (2005) Leioderma cherokeense (Pannariaceae, Lecanorales) sp. nov. from the Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina, U.S.A. The Bryologist 108(3): 412–414. (First page) (Black-and-white photo of Leioderma cherokeense: p. 413, fig. 1)

Vernacular names edit