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Lichenopyrenis galligena

Lichenopyrenis galligena Calat., M.J. Sanz & Aptroot, Mycol. Res. 105(5): 636 (2001).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 467772; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11660, Fig. 1

Description: see Calatayud et al. (2001).

Material examined: see Calatayud et al. (2001).

Fig. 1 Lichenopyrenis galligena (MA (Lich.) 12715, holotype, re-drawn from Figs. 14–18 in Calatayud et al. 2001). a Ascospores. b Hamathecium filaments. c Young and mature ascus. d Conidiophores bearing conidiogenous cells. e Conidia. Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Lichenopyrenis comprises only one species known on Leptochidium albociliatum growing on acidic volcanic rock in Europe (Spain).



Calatayud V, Sanz MJ, Aptroot A. 2001 – Lichenopyrenis galligena (Pleomassariaceae), a new genus of gall-forming lichenicolous fungi on Leptochidium. Mycological Research 105, 634–637.


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