Schaereria brunnea

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Taxonavigation: Schaereriales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Ostropomycetidae
Ordo: Schaereriales

Familia: Schaereriaceae
Genus: Schaereria
Species: Schaereria brunnea


Schaereria brunnea Björk, T.Sprib. & T.B.Wheeler, Bryologist 112 (1): 129 (2009).

  • MycoBank Accession Number: 511754
  • Type locality: CANADA. British Columbia: Central Interior, North Arm of Quesnel Lake, near mouth of Roaring River, 52o41.127'N, 120o53.882'W, on fine branches of Tsuga heterophylla in mixed Alectoria sarmentosa-Nephroma helveticum community ca 2 m above ground, 821 m, 29 Sep 2007, Spribille 24322 & C. Pettitt (holotype CANL).
  • Etymology: Named after the brown colour of the apothecia.
  • Habitat and distribution: Schaereria brunnea is known from only three small collections from the fine twigs of Tsuga heterophylla in cyanolichen-rich old-growth boreal rain forests.



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