Lecania is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Ramalinaceae.[1] The genus was circumscribed by Abramo Bartolommeo Massalongo in 1853.[2] Lecania is widely distributed, especially in temperate regions, and contains about 64 species.[3]

Lecania
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Lecania fructigena
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Ramalinaceae
Genus: Lecania
A.Massal. (1853)
Type species
Lecania fuscella
(Schaer.) A.Massal. (1853)

SpeciesEdit

 
Lecania croatica

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wijayawardene, Nalin; Hyde, Kevin; Al-Ani, Laith Khalil Tawfeeq; Somayeh, Dolatabadi; Stadler, Marc; Haelewaters, Danny; et al. (2020). "Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa". Mycosphere. 11: 1060–1456. doi:10.5943/mycosphere/11/1/8.
  2. ^ Massalongo, A. (1853). Alcuni generi di licheni nuovamente limitati e descritti (in Italian). pp. 1–44.
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 364. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.