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Observation 234593: Homostegia Fuckel

When: 2016-03-12

Collection location: Serra de Montejunto, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

This observation refers to the lichenolicolous fungus invading the thallus of Pseudocyphellaria aurata causing black spots well visible in the attached photos.

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Well done, Jason; Thanks!
By: zaca
2016-03-12 18:50:36 CST (-0500)
Let’s see if the “fake” name Lichenicolous Fungi sticks
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2016-03-12 18:44:31 CST (-0500)

If Imageless and Mixed Observation can be accepted by the community, so too, hopefully, can this…

By: zaca
2016-03-12 18:15:40 CST (-0500)

Do you have an idea on how to create a valid name to refer to the commonly used term “Lichenicolous fungi”?
This will be very convenient, when we don’t know which one it could be; otherwise we have to use the name of the host, which is not the purpose of the observation.