| Neotropical lichen genera
Amazonomyces farkassiae (R. Lücking) R. Lücking
Colombia, Nariño, 35 m, leg. H. Sipman, R. Velosa et al. 29702 [B].
Growing on leaves of rainforest undergrowth.
The picture shows the characteristic conidiomata, which are more common than the ascomata.
They contain the longest conidia known in lichens, over 200 mu long.
The ascomata resemble those of Cryptothecia candida. [picture height = 3.5 mm]
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