Chemistry K+ faint yellow, C-, KC-, Pd-, UV-; porphyrillic acid by TLC.

Ecology and distribution. Known only from Tasmania and Campbell Island, where it is a frequent species growing over bryophytes. The Tasmanian collections are mainly corticolous whereas those from Campbell Island are mostly terricolous.

Notes. Described as a Tasmanian endemic by Kantvilas & Coppins but subsequently reported from Campbell Island by Fryday (2004).

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Thallus and apothecia