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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Genus: Xanthoriicola
Species: X. physciae


Xanthoriicola D. Hawksw., 1973

Anamorphic Ascomycota

Life habit: Lichenicolous fungus (parasite on living lichens)

Type species: Xanthoriicola physciae (Kalchbr.) D. Hawksw., 1973


  • In Hawksworth & Punithalingam, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 61(1): 66 (1973)
  • Hawksworth, D.L. and Punithalingam (1973) New and interesting microfungi from Slapton, South Devonshire: Deuteromycotina. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 61(1): 57–69. (doi:10.1016/S0007-1536(73)80088-9)
  • 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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