Carneothele Fryday, T. Sprib. & M. Svenss.

Index Fungorum number: MB 830094; Facesoffungi number: FoF14379

Similar to Thelocarpon but with red-brown ascomata, the wall pigment forming magenta crystals in 10% KOH.

Type: Carneothele sphagnicola Fryday, M. Svenss. & Holien (see below).

Etymology: From the Latin carnalis (‘of the flesh’) and –thele (Gr.: nipple), a reference to the shape and colour of the ascomata.