Abrothallus suecicus, anamorph Abrothallaceae
Abrothallus suecicus (anamorph)

Anamorph previously known as Vouauxiomyces ramalinae
Growth type lichenicolous. Photographs on Ramalina fastigiata

Occurs on the thallus and apothecia of Ramalina species

The anamorph is more frequent than the teleomorph and forms black, +/- immersed pycnidia with hyaline, obpyriform conidia, 3-5(-6) x 2-3.5(-4) Ám. Teleomorph immersed becoming superficial, blackish-brown and initially with a greenish pruina. Spores brown, (1-)3 septate, 14-17(-20) x 5-7 Ám. Micrographs showing conidia below.

Abrothallus bertianus is found on Melanelixia and Melanohalea species.


Abrothallus suecicus, anamorph

Abrothallus suecicus, anamorph

Micrographs
Abrothallus suecicus, anamorph

Abrothallus suecicus, anamorph
Abrothallus suecicus, anamorph
Photographs: Broadstone, Dorset. November 2023

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