Physcia

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Physcia
Physcia millegrana 140676.jpg
Physcia millegrana
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Physcia

(Schreb.) Michaux (1803)
Type species
Physcia tenella
(Scop.) DC. (1805)
Synonyms[3]

Lichen sect. Physcia Schreb. (1791)[1]
Physciomyces E.A.Thomas ex Cif. & Tomas. (1953)[2]
Neophyscia M.Choisy (1959)

Physcia is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Physciaceae.[4] The genus name means "inflated" or "sausage-like", referring to the form of the type species.[5] According to a 2008 estimate, the widespread genus contains 73 species.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ von Schreber JCD. (1791). Genera Plantarum (in Latin) (8th ed.).
  2. ^ Ciferri R, Tomaselli R (1953). "Saggio di una sistematica micolichenologica". Atti dell'Istituto Botanico della Università e Laboratorio Crittogamico di Pavia. 5 (in Italian). 10 (1): 25–84.
  3. ^ "Physcia (Schreb.) Michx. 1803". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-12-12.
  4. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58.
  5. ^ Dobson, Frank S. (2011). Lichens: An Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species. Slough, UK: Richmond Publishing. p. 337. ISBN 978-0-85546-315-1.
  6. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 533. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.