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LECANOROMYCETES O.E. Erikss. & Winka (a class of lichens)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

ACAROSPOROMYCETIDAE Reeb, Lutzoni & Cl. Roux (a subclass of lichens) Subclass 1 subtaxon  
ACAROSPORALES Reeb, Lutzoni & Cl. Roux (an order of lichens) Order 1 subtaxon  
ACAROSPORACEAE Zahlbr. (a family of lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Acarospora fuscata (Schrad.) Th. Fr. (a lichen)
AGYRIALES Clem. & Shear (an order of lichens and discomycetes)
AGYRIACEAE (a family of lichens and discomycetes), eg: Trapeliopsis granulosa (a lichen) - Thallus - sterile TRAPELIACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Trapelia glebulosa (a fungus) - Thallus
Order 5 subtaxa  
ARTHRORHAPHIDACEAE Poelt & Hafellner (a family of lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Arthrorhaphis citrinella (Ach.) Poelt (a lichenicolous lichen)
BAEOMYCETALES Lumbsch, Huhndorf & Lutzoni (an order of lichens) Order 1 subtaxon  
BAEOMYCETACEAE Dumort. (a family of crustose lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Baeomyces rufus (Huds.) Rebent. (a lichen)
CANDELARIALES Miądl., Lutzoni & Lumbsch (an order of fungi)
CANDELARIACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Candelariella reflexa (a lichen) - Thallus
Order 5 subtaxa 3 ident refs
LECANOROMYCETIDAE P.M. Kirk, P.F. Cannon, J.C. David & Stalpers ex Miadl., Lutzoni & Lumbsch, 2007 (a subclass of lichens)
CONIOCYBACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Chaenotheca ferruginea (a lichen) - Thallus - oblique view LECANORALES (an order of lichens), eg: Usnea florida (Witches' Whiskers Lichen) - Thallus PELTIGERALES (an order of lichens), eg: Peltigera praetextata (a lichen) - Thallus - fertile TELOSCHISTALES (an order of lichens), eg: Microcalicium ahlneri (a lichen) - Apothecia - top view
Subclass 206 subtaxa 48 ident refs
LECIDEALES Vain. (an order of fungi) Order 3 subtaxa  
LECIDEACEAE Chevall. (a family of lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Unidentified Lecidea (Unidentified Lecidea Crustose Lichens)
PORPIDIACEAE Hertel & Hafellner (a family of lichens) Family 2 subtaxa  
Porpidia cinereoatra (Ach.) Hertel & Knoph (a lichen)
Porpidia tuberculosa (Sm.) Hertel & Knoph (a lichen)
(Huilia albocaerulescens sensu auct. Brit.) (Wulfen) Hertel (a group of lichens) Informal 1 subtaxon  
Porpidia cinereoatra (Ach.) Hertel & Knoph (a lichen)
OSTROPALES Nannf. (an order of lichens and ascomycetes)
COENOGONIACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Dimerella pineti (a lichen) - Thallus and apothecia - close-up GRAPHIDACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Unidentified Graphis (Bot.) (Unidentified Graphis (Bot.) Lichens) - Thallus - in situ GYALECTACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Belonia nidarosiensis (a lichen) - Thallus PHLYCTIDACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Phlyctis argena (a lichen) - Thallus + K (few minutes -> red) - close-up PORINACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Porina leptalea (a lichen) - Fetile thallus - close-up STICTIDACEAE (a family of ascomycetes), eg: Stictis sp. nov. (a discomycete) - Apothecia - wet THELOTREMATACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Diploschistes gypsaceus (a lichen) - Apothecia
Order 22 subtaxa 11 ident refs
PERTUSARIALES M. Choisy ex D. Hawksw. & O.E. Erikss. (an order of lichens)
OCHROLECHIACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Ochrolechia parella (Parelle) - Thallus and apothecia - KC test PERTUSARIACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Pertusaria leioplaca (a lichen) - Apothecia
Order 15 subtaxa 2 ident refs
RHIZOCARPALES Miądl. et al. (an order of fungi)
CATILLARIACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Toninia caeruleonigricans (a lichen) - Thallus - fertile RHIZOCARPACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Rhizocarpon reductum (a lichen) - Apothecia
Order 6 subtaxa  
UMBILICARIALES J.C. Wei & Q.M. Zhou (an order of lichens)
FUSCIDEACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Fuscidea lightfootii (a lichen) - Phycobiont OPHIOPARMACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Ophioparma ventosa (Blood-spot) - Apothecia UMBILICARIACEAE (a family of lichens), eg: Lasallia pustulata (a lichen) - Thallus - wet
Order 9 subtaxa 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 18 general literature references to LECANOROMYCETES (a class of lichens)

LECANOROMYCETES may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore shooters)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 734 feeding and other relationships of LECANOROMYCETES (a class of lichens)

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