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Swinscowia jamesii

Swinscowia jamesii (Swinscow) S.H. Jiang, Lücking & Sérus., in Hongsanan et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-020-00462-6, [139] (2020).

Geisleria jamesii Swinscow, Lichenologist 3: 420 (1967).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 836415; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08909, Fig. 1

Description: see Hongsanan et al. (2020b).

Material examined: see Hongsanan et al. (2020b).

Fig. 1 Swinscowia porinoides (BCC (lich.) 5740, holotype, re-drawn from Canals et al. 1995). a Section through ascomata. b Pseudoparaphyses. c Ascus. d Ascospores. Scale bars: A = 50 μm, B = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Swinscowia comprises 30 species known on rocks and bark. Swinscowia is reported from Asia (South Korea), Central America (Costa Rica), Europe (Austria, France, United Kingdom, Portugal, Pennsylvania), Oceania (Australia, New Zealand) and South America (Argentina).



Canals A, Boqueras M, Gomez-Bolea A. 1995 – Strigula Porinoides sp. Nov (Ascomycetes, lichens) from the Mediterranean Karstic regions. Mycotaxon 54, 391–397.

Hongsanan S, Hyde KD, Phookamsak R, Wanasinghe DN et al. 2020b − Refined families of Dothideomycetes: orders and families incertae sedis in Dothideomycetes. Fungal Diversity 105, 17–318.

Roux C, Sérusiaux E. 2004 – Le genre Strigula (lichens) en Europe et en Macaronésie. Bibliotheca Lichenologica 90, 1–96.


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