Problems in Lecanorales Systematics

  • J. Hafellner
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 269)


A further attempt to circumscribe the order Lecanorales is made. So far the only distinguishing characters for lecanoralean fungi are connected with the ascus-type, the peculiarities of which are pointed out. Some other features which might influence details in ascus structure are discussed as well as some problems of character selection and their weighting, depending on the group studied. It is recommended to reinclude Peltigerales, Pertusariales and Teloschistales as suborders as was originally proposed.


Axial Body Apical Dome Lichenized Fungus Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau Lichenicolous Fungus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hafellner
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  1. 1.Institut für BotanikKarl-Franzens-UniversitätGrazAustria

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