Leightoniomyces

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Genus: Leightoniomyces
Species: L. phillipsii

Name[edit]

Leightoniomyces D. Hawksw. & B. Sutton, in Hawksworth, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 75: 199 (1977)


Anamorphic Ascomycota

Life habit: Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens)

Type species: Leightoniomyces phillipsii (Berk. & Leight.) D. Hawksw. & B. Sutton, 1977

References[edit]

Primary[edit]

  • In Hawksworth, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 75: 199 (1977)
  • Hawksworth, D.L. (1977) Three new genera of lichenicolous fungi. - Bot. Jour. Linn. Soc. 75: 195–209.   **[RLL List # 100 / Rec.# 7988] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)**

Secondary[edit]

  • Lawrey, J.D. and Diederich, P. (2011) Lichenicolous fungi – worldwide checklist, including isolated cultures and sequences available. - http://www.lichenicolous.net (4/10/2011)

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