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Bunodophoron australe (Laurer) A. Massal.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Wedin M. (96-07-15). Data set to be published after submission; 96-07-15.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Bunodophoron. Sphaerophoraceae Fr. (1831).

Taxonomic Literature: Wedin M., Symb. Bot. Upsal. 31(1): 1-102 [38-41] (1995).

Biogeography: Continent: Australasia, Southern America, and Pacific.

Thallus: Branches subterete or compressed (strongly flattened). Upper Surface: Grey-blue, grey-green, or white; epruinose.

Ascocarps: Forming directly at the thallus margin, directly at the tip of the thallus parts. Hymenium: Fully exposed from the beginning (gymnocarpous); semi-upright or down-turned.

Ascospores: 5.5-9 µm long, 5.5-9 µm wide; wall hyaline to grey.

Conidia: Bacilliform; 4-6.5 µm long.

Secondary Metabolites: Sphaerophorin, stictic acid, placodiolic acid, isousnic acid, ascomatic acid, constictic acid, cryptostictic acid, and norstictic acid.

(report generated 15.Nov.2007)

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