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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Fuscopannaria crustata P.M.Jørg.
  New Zealand J. Bot. 37: 260 (1999)
Pannaria crustata Stirt., Rep. Trans. Glasgow Soc. Fld. Nat. 1: 22 (1873)T: near Wellington, N.Z., J.Buchanan; lecto: GLAM; isolecto: BM, fide D.J.Galloway, Fl. New Zealand Lichens 331 (1985). *****P. subimmixta var. recedens Müll. Arg., Bull. Herb. Boissier 4: 92 (1896). T: near Lorne, Vic., F.R.M.Wilson 298; lecto: G; fide D.J.Galloway & P.M.Jørgensen, Fl. Australia 54: 316 (1992).
  Thallus ±minutely squamulose to crustose, becoming areolate-cracked with age, very closely attached, spreading to 10 cm wide, bounded by a blue-black prothallus. Squamules to 0.2 mm wide. Upper surface smooth, matt, yellow-brown to greyish, browner at lobe margins. Lower surface dark with a felt of blue-black, entangled rhizohyphae. Cyanobiont Nostoc, in clusters. Apothecia frequent, sessile, to 1 mm wide; disc pale yellowish brown to red-brown; proper exciple visible, paler, thin, flat at first, becoming convex; thalline exciple ±crenulate, weakly developed and often excluded. Ascospores 14–20 × 6–9 µm, often tapering towards one end, with a ±warted exosporium.
  A species of wet ±calcareous rocks in lowland E Australia (Qld, N.S.W. and A.C.T.), up to 1100 m, fairly infrequently collected; also in New Zealand.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

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