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[Dyplolabia afzelii]

Dyplolabia afzelii (Ach.) Massal.
Singapore, 2000, leg. H. Sipman 45697.
A widespread epiphyte in the tropics, on smooth bark in rather light places, often in gardens and secundary vegetation. Until recently included in the genus Graphis. Characteristic are the white-pruinose, sessile lirellae, which react C+ red.
[picture heigth = 3 mm; true colour of the ascocarps pure white]

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