Brigantiaea phaeomma (Nyl.) Hafellner, 1997

Kalb, Klaus, Buaruang, Kawinnat, Mongkolsuk, Pachara & Boonpragob, Kansri, 2012, New or otherwise interesting Lichens. VI, including a lichenicolous fungus, Phytotaxa 42, pp. 35-47 : 38

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Previously, Brigantiaea phaeomma was known only from the Southern Hemisphere, including Argentina, Australia and New Zealand (Hafellner 1997). It is characterized by apothecia covered by a rust-brown granular pruina which reacts KOH+ purple, 1-spored asci and in being muscicolous rather than corticolous. This report is a new addition to the Chinese lichen biota.

Specimen examined:— CHINA. Zhejiang Province: Qingyuan County; Mount Baishanzu, Baishanzu National Nature Reserve below the Baishanzu Protection Station , over mosses on a tree trunk in a mixed mountain rainforest, 1400 m, 27°45’ N, 119°11’ E, 11 October 2010, K. Kalb & Z.F. Jia (hb. Kalb 38611) GoogleMaps .

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