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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
Class: Lichinomycetes
Order: Lichinales
Family: Lichinaceae
Genus: Leprocollema
Vain. (1890)
Type species
Leprocollema americanum
Vain. (1890)

Leprocollema is a genus of fungi in the family Lichinaceae.[1] It was circumscribed in 1890 by lichenologist Edvard August Vainio.[2] The genus contains three species.[3]


  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM. (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet (Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany) 13: 1–58. 
  2. ^ Vainio EA. (1890). "Étude sur la classification naturelle et la morphologie des Lichens du Brésil. Pars prima". Acta Societatis pro Fauna et Flora Fennica (in French) 7 (1): 232. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 370. ISBN 0-85199-826-7. 

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