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Description type:Original description 
Description:A monogeneric family of uncertain placement in the Lecanoromycetes comprising epiphytic, epixylic or bryophylous lichens with crustose and often poorly developed thalli associated with chlorococcoid photobiont. Apothecia biatorine, but exciple poorly developed, asci clavate, with gelatinous outer layer, a strongly thickened I+blue wall and apical dome, multispored; ascospores aseptate.
Type species: S. pinicola (A. Massal.) Körb. 1860
 
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