Name: Chlorosplenium hypochlorum (Berk. & M.A. Curtis ex W. Phillips) J.R. Dixon
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Chlorosplenium hypochlorum

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Berk. & M.A. Curtis ex W. Phillips) J.R. Dixon

Citation: (Berk. & M.A. Curtis ex W. Phillips) J.R. Dixon, Mycotaxon 1(2): 83 (1974)

Deprecated Synonyms: Encoelia hypochlora Berk. & M.A. Curtis, Cenangium hypochlorum (Berk. & M.A. Curtis ex W. Phillips) Sacc.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Leotiomycetes

Order: Helotiales

Family: Dermateaceae

Genus: Chlorosplenium

Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Disc: < 2 mm in diam. cupulate to convex-expanded, color orange-yellow (Wax Yellow) when rehydrated, drying to a lighter yellow (Mustard Yellow), the disc and medullary tissues separating easily and often completely when old and dry, leaving only the receptacle.

Range: Cuba, Jamaica, and Mexico.

Season: Winter and Spring

Notes: This species closely resembles C. chlora in the field, differing on drying and in ascus and spore characters.

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