Description:

Distribution: The type and one other collection from the Falkland Island.

Notes: This species has the purple hymenium typical of Tephromela, but the paraphyses have blue-black pigmented caps. Macroscopically, it is distinguished by the thick thallus with innate, elongate apothecia.

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Thallus & apothecia
Apothecia
Section
Section in K
Epihymenium
Epihymenium