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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 gymnospora Kantvilas
  Lichenologist 22: 292 (1990)
T: Howards Rd, near Henty Mine, Tas., 1 May 1989, S.J.Jarman s.n.; holo: HO; iso: BM, WELT.
  Thallus whitish grey to pale grey, thick, warty. Soredia absent. Isidia conspicuous, numerous, to 3 mm tall, 0.8–1.2 mm wide, simple or rarely branched; apices becoming subglobose. Apothecia immersed in the tips of the isidia. Ascospores 1 per ascus, broadly ellipsoidal to subglobose, 85–180 × 50–150 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd+ red; containing protocetraric acid (major).
  Muscicolous and corticolous on mossy trunks and branches in rainforest in western and south-western Tas. Also in New Zealand.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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