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LIASlight ItemID: 11830

Biatora ligni-mollis T. Sprib. & Printzen

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: wood – dead, living
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: white(ish) | yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.3 (low) 0.45 (high) 0.63 (max) 0.89
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex | distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 1.6
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: hyaline, colourless
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: narrowly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 7.0 (low) 8.6 (high) 10.0 (max) 11.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 1.8 (low) 2.1 (high) 2.3 (max) 2.8
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: ellipsoidal
[co] length [µm]: (low) 4.1 (high) 4.3
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: lobaric acid
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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