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LIASlight ItemID: 1166

Catapyrenium daedaleum (Kremp.) Stein

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Arctic
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous)
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) grey
[th upper surface]: epruinose | pruinose
[th upper surface] pruina: scarce, sparse, fine
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 4.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: squamulose
[th] lower surface: black(ish)
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.3
ascoma: immersed, innate
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: absent
asci: fissitunicate – verrucarialean
[asc] tholus: not thickened | thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal | oval | clavate
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 15.0 (low) 17.0(median) 18.5 (high) 22.0 (max) 24.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 5.0 (low) 6.0(median) 6.2 (high) 9.0 (max) 9.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: absent
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid

[*] Not all (synonymous, equivalent or similar) terms being provided in parallel for a character or character state (e.g. 'endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed') need to be valid for the taxon under concern.


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