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Rosellinula haplospora

Rosellinula haplospora (Th. Fr. & Almq.) R. Sant., in Eriksson & Hawksworth, Syst. Ascom. 5(2): 311 (1986).

Endococcus haplosporus Th. Fr. & Almq., Bot. Notiser: 109 (1867).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 128764; Facesoffungi number: FoF12456, Fig. 1

Description: see Eriksson and Hawksworth (1986).

Material examined: see Eriksson and Hawksworth (1986).

Fig. 1 Ascospore outlines of Roselliniella species (re-drawn from Fig. 1 in Hawksworth et al. 2010). a R. atlantica (IMI 211909, paratype). b R. euparmeliicola (BM, holotype). Scale bar = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Rosellinula comprises four species known on thalli of several host lichens such as Circinaria caesiocinerea, Aspicilia cinerea, A. intermutans and Bellemerea alpina (Hafellner 1985; Ihlen and Wedin 2008; Halici 2008) from South America (Brazil).



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Hawksworth DL, Millanes AM, Wedin M. 2010 Roselliniella revealed as an overlooked genus of Hypocreales, with the description of a second species on parmelioid lichens. Persoonia 24, 12–17.

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