Monodictys cellulosa

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Dothideomycetes
Genus: Monodictys
Species: Monodictys cellulosa


Monodictys cellulosa S. Hughes, 1958

Anamorphic Ascomycota

Life habit: Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens)

Host: On various crustose, corticolous lichens


  • Lepraria nigra Turner & Borrer ex Sm., in Smith & Sowerby, Engl. Bot. 34: tab. 2409 (1812)


Primary references[edit]

  • S. Hughes, Can. J. Bot. 36: 786 (1958)
  • Hughes, S.J. (1958) Revisiones Hyphomycetum Aliquot cum Appendice de Nominibus Rejiciendis. Canadian Journal of Botany 36(6): 727–836. (doi:10.1139/b58-067)

Selected reference[edit]


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

Vernacular names[edit]