Chaenothecopsis debilis

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Taxonavigation: Mycocaliciales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Eurotiomycetes
Subclassis: Mycocaliciomycetidae
Ordo: Mycocaliciales

Familia: Mycocaliciaceae
Genus: Chaenothecopsis
Species: Chaenothecopsis debilis



Chaenothecopsis debilis (Turner & Borrer ex A.L.Sm.) Tibell

Life habit: Saprophytic fungus related to either lichens or lichenicolous fungi.

Basionym: Calicium debile Turner & Borrer, in Smith & Sowerby, 1813






  • Tibell, Symb. bot. upsal. 21(no. 2): 45 (1975)
  • Tibell, L. (1975) The Caliciales of boreal North America. Taxonomy, ecological and distributional comparisons with Europe, and ultrastructural investigations in some species. - Symbolae Bot. Upsaliensis 21(2): 1–128.   [RLL List # 92-86 / Rec.# 18593] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)


  • Coppins, B.J. (1992) Chaenothecopsis Vainio (1927) (pp. 182-185) In: Purvis, O.W., Coppins, B.J., Hawksworth, D.L., James, P.W. and Moore, D.M. (eds.) The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Natural History Museum Publication, 710 pp.   [RLL List # 151 / Rec.# 15105] - (Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of C. debilis: p. 183)
  • Selva, S.B. 2014: The calicioid lichens and fungi of the Acadian Forest ecoregion of northeastern North America, II. The rest of the story. The Bryologist 117(4): 336–367.   (BioOne)   (Chaenothecopsis debilis: pp. 349-350)
  • Thomson, J.W. (2003) Chaenothecopsis Vainio (pp. 69-70) In, Lichens of Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 386 pages.   [RLL List # xx / Rec.# 24161] - (Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of C. debilis: p. 70)

Vernacular names

English: Chaenothecopsis lichen