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Massalongia carnosa

  • Morphology: Small, clustered foliose lobes that often has warty growths on the surface that contain blue green algae (cephalodia). The photobiont is blue green algae (cyanobacteria).
  • Color: The upper surface is brown to dark brown, lower surface is pale with sparse dark rhizines.
  • Reproductive Structures: Brown apothecia.
  • Habitat: Moss over rock, humus and soil.


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