Tremella dendrographae

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Taxonavigation: Tremellales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Basidiomycota
Subdivisio: Agaricomycotina
Classis: Tremellomycetes
Ordo: Tremellales

Familia: Tremellaceae
Genus: Tremella
Species: Tremella dendrographae


Tremella dendrographae Diederich & Tehler, 1996

Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens)

Typification Details: Holotype S, Bratt 5863

Basidiomata: Absent; fungus inducing the formation of convex galls.

Host-Substratum/Locality: On Dendrographa minor: California.



  • Diederich & Tehler, Biblioth. Lichenol. 61: 74 (1996)
  • Diederich, P. (1996) The lichenicolous heterobasidiomycetes. Bibliotheca Lichenologica, 61, J. Cramer, Berlin, Stuttgart. 198 pp.   **[RLL List # 163 / Rec.# 4352] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Band 61) (Illustrations of Tremella dendrographae: pp. 75-76)


  • Diederich, P. (2004) Tremella (pp. 710-714) 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.# 26032] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Description of Tremella dendrographae, and distribution map for the Sonoran Desert Region: p. 711)


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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Witch's butter