Lichens of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France

Distribution map of Illosporium carneum Fr.  by Paul Diederich   Illosporium carneum Fr.
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Illosporium carneum – Luxembourg (Lorr.), Dudelange, on Peltigera rufescens, 2008, Marson – © 2008 by G. Marson

Syn.: Aecidium peltigerae DC.

Lichenicolous, on Peltigera species, incl. P. didactyla, P. polydactylon and P. rufescens.

Belgium: Fl.: RR, Brab.: RRR, Mosan: RR, Ard.: RRR (<1830).

Luxembourg: Lorr.: RR.

France: Mar.: RR (<1914).

The name I. carneum is used for the anamorph of several Pronectria species developing on Peltigera, especially P. erythrinella (Nyl.) Lowen and P. robergei. In the study area, it has never been observed together with a species of Pronectria.

Lit.: Bouly de Lesdain (1914: 169), Mangen (1989: 48-49), Marchand (1826), Hawksworth (1979: 232-235), Libert (Pl. Crypt. Ard. no. 383, K), Van den Broeck et al. (2008), Vouaux (1912-14: 317).

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