• Opegrapha brevis Coppins
Opegrapha brevis
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This lichen grows exclusively on the thallus of Thelotrema petractoides in oceanic swamp woodlands. The minute discs grow to <0.3mm wide, have four-spored asci and three-septate spores that reach 1518m long.

Key characteristics

  • Search for this on the thallus of Thelotrema petractoides, discs, slit-like
  • Asci, four-spored, the spores three-septate.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Opegrapha brevis Coppins. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2018-08-17.