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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
Pertusaria thamnolica A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 44: 16 (1992)
T: E side of Mooney Mooney Ck, c. 8 km WSW of Gosford, N.S.W., 33°26’E, 151°15’S, 24 May 1991, A.W.Archer P178; holo: NSW; iso: CANB.
  Thallusoff-white to pale grey, areolate and cracked, smooth and dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia conspicuous, scattered, disciform; disc pale orange, white-pruinose, 0.5–1.5 mm diam., with thick inrolled margins. Ascospores8 per ascus, uniseriate, ellipsoidal, smooth, 22–32 × 12–17 µm; ascospore wall c. 1 µm thick. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K+ yellow, KC–, C–, Pd+ yellow; containing thamnolic acid (major).
  An uncommon, corticolous species in eastern N.S.W.; also in New Zealand.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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