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Amandinea myrticola, a new corticolous species from Portugal

  • Mireia GIRALT (a1), Pieter P.G. van den BOOM (a2) and John A. ELIX (a3)


Amandinea myrticola is described as new from Portugal. This corticolous species is characterized by the thin, smooth to minutely rugose and greyish thallus lacking secondary metabolites, the small lecideine apothecia which exhibit a pseudothalline margin when young and the small, smooth, Physconia-type ascospores with strongly pronounced and persistent median wall thickenings. It occurs on smooth bark in two localities characterized by a Mediterranean climate with an Atlantic influence.



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Amandinea myrticola, a new corticolous species from Portugal

  • Mireia GIRALT (a1), Pieter P.G. van den BOOM (a2) and John A. ELIX (a3)


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