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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
Endocarpon rogersii P.M.McCarthy
  Lichenologist 23: 43 (1991). T: 145 miles [c. 235 km] N of Wentworth, N.S.W., 20 Feb. 1967, R.W.Rogers 989; holo: AD.  
  Squamae closely appressed, scattered or contiguous, not imbricate, smooth, matt, pale to dark grey-brown, 1–4 mm wide, 0.15–0.25 mm thick, at first plane, patchily grey-pruinose and ±entire, becoming concave, epruinose and shallowly to deeply lobate; lower surface whitish to pale brown, attached by concolorous rhizohyphae and rudimentary rhizines. Perithecia immersed, 5–25 (–35) per squama; apex plane to convex, dark brown to black, 0.1–0.2 mm diam.; ostiole inconspicuous. Exciple 15–25 µm thick, brown-black. Centrum 0.2–0.35 mm wide. Periphyses 30–40 µm long. Asci 2-spored, 70–90 × 20–28 µm. Ascospores broadly ellipsoidal to subcylindrical, 29–44 × 14–23 µm, colourless to medium brown.
  Occurs on oligotrophic soils in arid parts of S.A. and N.S.W.  
  McCarthy (2001d)  

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