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Micarea capitata, a new bryophilous lichen from Sweden

  • Måns SVENSSON (a1) and Göran THOR

Abstract

The diminutive species Micarea capitata is described from north-western Sweden. It has been found at two localities in boreal forests where it grew on the bryophyte Hylocomium splendens. Micarea capitata is distinguished by small (0·10–0·35 mm diam.) black apothecia, (0–)1-septate ascospores and a mottled, darkly pigmented hypothecium.

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Micarea capitata, a new bryophilous lichen from Sweden

  • Måns SVENSSON (a1) and Göran THOR

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