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Brief Summary

    Sphaerophorus: Brief Summary
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    Sphaerophorus a genus of lichenized fungi in the order Lecanorales.

    Members of Sphaerophorus are commonly called ball lichens, coral lichens,:198 or tree coral.:198

    According to the Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008), the widespread genus contains eight species.

Comprehensive Description

    Sphaerophorus
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    Sphaerophorus a genus of lichenized fungi in the order Lecanorales.

    Members of Sphaerophorus are commonly called ball lichens,[2][3] coral lichens,[4]:198 or tree coral.[4]:198

    According to the Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008), the widespread genus contains eight species.[5]

    References

    1. ^ "Sphaerophorus Pers. 1794". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-03-14..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
    2. ^ Ball Lichen (Sphaerophorus), Encyclopedia of Life
    3. ^ USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Name Search
    4. ^ a b Field Guide to California Lichens, Stephen Sharnoff, Yale University Press, 2014, ISBN 978-0-300-19500-2
    5. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 649. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.