Irish lichens

Syzygospora physciacearum

Basidiomycota       Order: Tremellales

Species: Syzygospora physciacearum

Lichenicolous fungus
Photos: On Physcia tenella. Co. Cork, SW Ireland.
Identification needs confirming

An infrequently recorded parasite with small pink to brown fruitbodies that develop on the thallus and apothecia margins of Physcia species. First described in 1996.



Syzygospora physciacearum


Syzygospora physciacearum
Syzygospora physciacearum on Physcia tenella. February 2011

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