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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
Cladia fuliginosa Filson
  Victorian Naturalist 87: 32t (1970). T: western side of Mt Campbell, Cradle Mtn–Lake St Clair Natl Park, Tas., 1 Mar. 1968, R.B.Filson 10854; holo: MEL.  
  Pseudopodetia in scattered clumps or carpeting small areas, to 7 cm high, green when immature, becoming brown to black; smaller pseudopodetia within clump, green with orange-brown tips. Sterile pseudopodetia rigid, horny, to 2 mm wide, irregularly branched; perforations broadly elliptic to round, irregularly spaced. Fertile pseudopodetia similar. Inner-medulla filling most of pseudopodetium; hyphae 8–10 µm wide, pale brown to black, Apothecia to 0.5 mm wide; disc slightly concave to flat, reddish brown to dark brown; exciple slightly raised, persistent; lower cortex concolorous with pseudopodetia. Asci and ascospores not seen. Pycnidia c. 170 × 120 µm. Conidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: thallus K-, C-, KC-, P-. Divaricatic and ursolic acids, unknown triterpenes and one unidentified product.
  Occurs in N.S.W., Vic. and Tas.; also N.Z. and South America.  
  Filson (1992b)  

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