Chaenothecopsis nana

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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 nana


Chaenothecopsis nana Tibell, 1979

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

Substrate and ecology: Saprobic on the bark or more rarely wood of conifers (or rarely on that of deciduous trees).

Locality: Sweden.

Note: Chaenothecopsis nana is easily mistaken for Mycocalicium subtile.




  • Tibell, Publs. Herb. Univ. Uppsala 4:4 (1979)
  • Tibell, L. (1979) Caliciales Exsiccatae, distributed by the Herbarium, University of Uppsala, Sweden. Fasc. II (No. 26-50). - Publications from the Herbarium, University of Uppsala, Sweden 4: 1–9.   [RLL List # 114-79 / Rec.# 18601] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)


  • 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 nana: p. 351)
  • Tibell, L. (1999) Calicioid lichens and fungi. - In: Ahti, T.; Jørgensen, P.M.; Kristinsson, H.; Moberg, R.; Søchting, U.; Thor, G. (eds.): Nordic Lichen Flora. Volume 1. Introductory Parts. Calicioid Lichens and Fungi. Nordic Lichen Society, Uddevalla, pp. 20-94.   [RLL List # 182 / Rec.# 21646] - (Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illustrations of C. nana: plate 5)
  • Tibell, L. and Ryan, B.D. (2004) Chaenothecopsis (pp. 639-641) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Diederich, P.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 2. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 742 pages.   [RLL List # 196 / Rec.# 25882] - (Recent Literature on Lichens) (Description of C. nana: pp. 640-641)
  • Zedda, L. and Sipman, H. (2001) Lichens and lichenicolous fungi on Juniperus oxycedrus L. in Campu Su Disterru (Sardinia, Italy). - Bocconea 13: 309–328.   [RLL List # 187 / Rec.# 23330] - (Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illustration of C. nana: fig. 3)


Links to photos[edit]

  • The Lichen Herbarium, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway (Photo Gallery) - Chaenothecopsis nana

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Chaenothecopsis lichen