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Lawreya glyphidiphila

Lawreya glyphidiphila U. Braun, Common, Diederich & Ertz, in Diederich et al., Plant and Fungal Systematics 64(2): 261 (2019).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 832000; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11386, Fig. 1

Description: see Diederich et al. (2019).

Material examined: see Diederich et al. (2019).

Fig. 1 Lawreya glyphidiphila (BR 5030086830654, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 8 in Diederich et al. 2019). a Maturating stromata with moriform surface on Trypethelium eluteriae, each ‘bulbil’ representing a conidiogenous loculus. b Section through mature stroma. c Conidia. Scalebars: b, c = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Lawreya comprises only one species known on Glyphis scyphulifera (Graphidaceae) growing on Lagerstroemia twigs in the United States. It is lichenicolous and obtains fixed carbon from living lichen host (Lawrey and Diederich 2003).



Diederich P, Common R, Braun U, Heuchert B, Millanes A, Suija A, Ertz D. 2019 – Lichenicolous fungi from Florida growing on Graphidales. Plant and Fungal Systematics 64, 249–282.

Lawrey J, Diederich P. 2003 – Lichenicolous Fungi: Interactions, Evolution, and Biodiversity. Bryologist 106, 80–120.


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