This species is known by its pale greenish and smooth thallus, lirelliform and immersed ascomata, initially rounded, becoming elongate and irregular in outline. 8- ascospores per ascus, 7-13 transversely septate, 30-60 × 7-10 µm (Caceres, 2007, Lucking and Rivas Plata, 2008).
Due to all information this species might be considered as Least Concern (LC) until a better understanding.
This is species is known in 10 countries. In Brazil, only 213 occurrences to this species covering all regions of Brazil according to GBIF database.
Population and Trends
There are 1,181 records in GBIF database, distributed in The United States of America (383 records), Brazil (213 records), Australia (199 records), and the other occurrences are distributed in small percentages.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is well distributed in Pantropical - Subtropical areas, specially in open to humidity areas. In Brazil, this species can be found at the Atlantic Rainforest in Northeast, Midwest, South, and Southeast of Brazil, and at the Amazon Rainforest in North of Brazil.
In Brazil, this species commonly founded in Atlantic and Amazon Rainforest that are biomes that still suffer anthropic actions in special wildfire, natural and criminal caused, and area suppression.
Tourism & recreation areasSmall-holder farmingAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-industry plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration
In Brazil, the records are related to preserved areas, but unfortunately, those spaces still being affected by negatives influences. So, formal education to the population that lives near those areas and the park managers can start to change the situation.re
Resource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restorationFormal education
Actions that are orientated to taxonomy and exploration to new sites need to be stimulated until a better understanding of this species status.