Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Mycosphaerellaceae

Sphaerellothecium minutum  Hafellner

A parasitic fungus found on the lichen Sphaerophorus fragilis (Hafellner's isotype was also found on this species). There are two other British records. Sample sent to the Herbarium at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Determiner: 
Paul Cannon

References: 
Hafellner in: Herzogia 9: 760-762, 1993;
Website: Fungi and Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland

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