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Collema cristatum.jpg
Collema cristatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Collemataceae
Genus: Collema
F.H. Wigg.
Type species
Collema lactuca
(Weber) Weber ex F.H. Wigg.

Collema (jelly lichen) is a genus of lichens in the family Collemataceae.[1] The photobiont is the cyanobacterium genus Nostoc.[2]


  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM. (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18. 
  2. ^ Dobson, F.S. (2000) Lichens, an illustrated guide to the British and Irish species. 4th edition. Richmond publishing Co., Slough, England.


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