Intralichen christiansenii
Intralichen christiansenii #

Lichenicolous fungus.
Photographs on Candelariella vitellina and Calaplaca flavescens

Forms in apothecia of Caloplaca, Candelariella and Lecanora species, discolouring and eventually destroying them. Also occurs in thalli of Phaeophyscia orbicularis. BLS conservation evaluation: LC NS

Conidiophores usually in hymenium of host lichen. Conidia in chains, 1-septate when mature, pale brown, smooth-walled, 5-8(-9) x 4-6(-7) Ám. Microscope photograph below.

Similar: Intralichen lichenum has smaller conidia


Intralichen christiansenii


Intralichen christiansenii

Microscope photograph
Intralichen christiansenii, conidia


Intralichen christiansenii, conidia
Intralichen christiansenii
Studland and East Holme, Dorset. May and November 2015

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