Description:
Thallus:
Apothecia: black, flat 0.8-1.2 mm diam.
Epihymenium: green-black (K+ green)
Hypothecium and hymenium: streaked red-brown
Exciple: rim green-black (K+ green-blue), medulla hyaline with purplish blotches (K+ blue)
Ascospores: 0-3 septate 39-51 x 3-4 Ám, with apiculate ends, ±spiral in ascus

Chemistry: no substances by tlc.

Distribution & Ecology: Campbell Island; eight collections (one locality) from Dracophyllum.

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Immature ascospores
Immature ascospores
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