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Pilophorus acicularis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Cladoniaceae
Genus: Pilophorus
Type species
Pilophorus robustus
Th. Fr.

Pilophorus is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Cladoniaceae.[1] The genus has a widespread distribution, especially in temperate regions, and contains 11 species.[2]



  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58.
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. p. 538. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.

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