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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
Phaeographis epruinosa (Redinger) Staiger

Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 323 (2002)

Phaeographina epruinosa Redinger, Ark. Bot. 26A(1): 81 (1933).

T: Coxipó Mirim, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 1 June 1884, G.O.A.Malme 3662; holo: S n.v.

  Thallus off-white to pale fawn, smooth, glossy. Ascomata conspicuous, numerous, sessile, open, with a conspicuous thalline margin, straight, curved or sinuous, sometimes irregularly branched, 1–4 mm long, 0.3–0.5 mm wide. Disc matt black, epruinose. Proper exciple thin, laterally dark, absent below. Hymenium 120–140 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, pale brown, submuriform to muriform, 6–8 × 1–3-locular, 30–40 × 10–12 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid (major), constictic acid (minor), cryptostictic acid (trace), menegazziaic acid (trace).
  A very rare, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld; also in Brazil.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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