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OSTROPALES Nannf. (an order of lichens and ascomycetes)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

COENOGONIACEAE Stizenb. (a family of fungi) Family 2 subtaxa  
Dimerella lutea (Dicks.) Trevis. (a lichen)
Apothecia - moist
Species    
Dimerella pineti (Ach.) Vězda (a lichen)
Thallus and apothecia
Species    
GRAPHIDACEAE Dumort. (a family of lichens)
Graphis (Bot.) (a genus of lichens), eg: Graphis scripta (Script Lichen) - Thallus - young
Family 4 subtaxa 1 ident refs
GYALECTACEAE Stizenb. (a family of lichens)
Belonia (a genus of lichens), eg: Belonia nidarosiensis (a lichen) - Thallus Cryptolechia carneolutea (a lichen), eg: Cryptolechia carneolutea (a lichen) - Fertile thallus Gyalecta (a genus of lichens), eg: Gyalecta jenensis (a lichen) - Colony - wet - in situ Pachyphiale carneola (a lichen), eg: Pachyphiale carneola (a lichen) - Fertile thallus
Family 4 subtaxa  
ODONTOTREMATACEAE D. Hawksw. & Sherwood (a family of lichens and ascomycetes) Family 1 subtaxon  
Skyttea nitschkei (Körb.) Sherwood, D. Hawksw. & Coppins (a lichenicolous discomycete) Species   2 ident refs
PHLYCTIDACEAE Poelt ex J.C. David & D. Hawksw. (a family of lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Phlyctis argena (Spreng.) Flot. (a lichen)
Thallus - close-up
Species    
PORINACEAE Walt. Watson (a family of lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Porina leptalea (Durieu & Mont.) A.L. Sm. (a lichen)
Fetile thallus - close-up
Species    
STICTIDACEAE Fr. (a family of ascomycetes)
Stictis (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Stictis sp. nov. (a discomycete) - Apothecia - wet
Family 5 subtaxa 6 ident refs
THELOTREMATACEAE (Nyl.) Stizenb. (a family of lichens)
Diploschistes (a genus of lichens), eg: Diploschistes gypsaceus (a lichen) - Apothecia Thelotrema (a genus of lichens), eg: Thelotrema lepadinum (Barnacle Lichen) - Apothecia
Family 4 subtaxa 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Sherwood, M.A., 1977 The Ostropalean Fungi

OSTROPALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
ASCOMYCOTA
(spore shooters)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 81 feeding and other relationships of OSTROPALES (an order of lichens and ascomycetes)

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