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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 decipiens P.M.Jørg.
  New Zealand J. Bot. 37: 261 (1999)
Pannaria decipiens P.M.Jørg. & D.J.Galloway, Fl. Australia 54: 315 (1992)T: c. 5 km S of Monga, 20 km SE of Braidwood, Monga State Forest, N.S.W., 7 April 1981, L.Tibell 12166; holo: UPS; iso: BG, BM, CANB.
  Thallus small-squamulose, in small rosettes or spreading irregularly, to 2 cm wide. Squamules to 3 mm wide, incised, mostly flat, contiguous or scattered on a ±developed prothallus. Upper surface grey-blue to brownish; margins generally paler. Lower surface whitish with blue-black rhizohyphae. Cyanobiont Nostoc, in clusters. Apothecia abundant, sessile, laminal, to 1.5 mm wide; disc convex at maturity, brown; thalline exciple crenulate, persistent or excluded at maturity, sometimes completely lacking. Ascospores 10–15 × 5–8 µm, often apiculate at one end; exosporium rugulose. CHEMISTRY: ±ursolic acid and an unidentified pigment, fast-running in TLC.
  Fairly widespread in lowland to subalpine temperate rainforest from S.A., Qld, N.S.W., A.C.T., Vic. and Tas., mostly from trunks of Eucalyptus or Leptospermum in moist habitats; occasionally on moss.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

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