Microcalicium ahlneri

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Ostropomycetidae
Ordo: Pertusariales
Familia: Microcaliciaceae
Genus: Microcalicium
Species: Microcalicium ahlneri


Microcalicium ahlneri Tibell, 1978

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

Locality: Sweden


Primary references[edit]

  • Tibell, Bot. Notiser 131(2): 234 (1978)
  • Tibell, L. (1978) The genus Microcalicium. - Botaniska Notiser 131: 229–246.   **[RLL List # 101-88 / Rec.# 18600] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Illustration of Microcalicium ahleri: fig. 1)


  • Purvis, O.W. (1992) Microcalicium Vainio, 1927 (pp. 384-385) 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)** (Discussion of Microcalicium ahlneri: pp. 384-385)
  • 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)   (Microcalicium ahlneri: p. 355)
  • Tibell, L. (1999) Calicioid lichens and fungi. - In: Ahti, T.; Jørgensen, P.M.; Kristinsson, H.; Moberg, R.; Søchting, U. and 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)** (Illustration of Microcalicium ahleri: plate 8)
  • Tibell, L. and Ryan, B.D (2004) Microcalicium (pp. 669-672) 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.# 25877] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Discussion of Microcalicium ahlneri: pp. 670)


Links to Photos[edit]

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Ahlner's microcalicium lichen