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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
Diorygma nothofagi (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Australas. Lichenol. 56: 10 (2005)

Graphina nothofagi A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 172 (2001).

T: Antarctic Beech Walk, Wiangaree Forest Drive, Tweed Ra., N.S.W., 3 Aug. 1988, G.Kantvilas 644/88; holo: NSW; iso: HO.

  Thallus pale olive-green, thin, smooth, glossy. Ascomata numerous, sessile, straight, curved or sinuous, often branched, 2–6 mm long, 0.3–0.5 mm wide; lips initially closed, opening to expose the brown epruinose epihymenium. Proper exciple inconspicuous and non-carbonised, or lacking. Hymenium 75–100 µm thick, I–. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, muriform, 5–6 × 2–3-locular, 18–23 × 6–8 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  A rare, corticolous endemic in eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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