Bulbothrix bulbillosa, a presumed Galapagos endemic, is common in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil (Parmeliaceae, lichenized Ascomycota)

Michel Navarro BENATTI, Márcia Isabel KÄFFER, Suzana Maria de Azevedo MARTINS & Alessandra Bittencourt de LEMOS

en Cryptogamie, Mycologie 36 (1) - Pages 109-114

Published on 27 March 2015

Bulbothrix bulbillosa is recorded for the first time in Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul State. The species was described recently from the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador and known only from the type locality. All specimens found belong to the gyrophoric acid chemotype, whereas material from Galapagos contains either gyrophoric or lecanoric acid.

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