Microtheliopsidaceae O.E. Erikss., Op. bot. Soc. bot. Lund 60: 97 (1981)

MycoBank number: MB 81007; Index Fungorum number: IF 81007; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10388;

Thallus foliicolous, crustose. Photobiont trentepohlioid. Sexual morph: Ascomata perithecioid, scattered or aggregated, lens-shaped to conical with rounded to radiantly elongate base. Excipulum thin-walled, composed of layers of dark brown, irregular, intricate, wavy hyphae. Involucrellum formed by algal cells surrounded by dark brown hyphae. Hamathecium lacking paraphysate, I+, KI+. Asci 8-spored, fissitunicate, obclavate, I-, Kl-. Ascospores submuriform hyaline to greyish brown, septate. Asexual morph: Undetermined.

Type: Microtheliopsis Müll. Arg.


  • Microtheliopsis