Marchandiomyces aurantiacus Incertae sedis
Marchandiomyces aurantiacus #

Lichenicolous fungus

Probably widespread but infrequently recorded on Phaeophyscia, Physcia and Xanthoria species

Forms +/- superficial orange conidiomata on dying area's of host thallus.

Similar: Marchandiomyces corallinus, similar hosts, pink conidiomata. Paranectria oropensis has multi-septate spores with distinctive 'tails'


Marchandiomyces aurantiacus


Marchandiomyces aurantiacus
Marchandiomyces aurantiacus
Pamphill Green, Dorset. December 2015

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