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LIASlight ItemID: 12243

Cladonia atrans (Ahti) Ahti & DePriest

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – South and Central America
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | black(ish) grey
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 0.9 (max) 2.5
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | verruculose, minutely warted
[th] morphol substructures (eg lobes, branches): anisotomic-dichotomous
ascomata: absent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: falcate
[co] length [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 6.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: atranorin | confumarprotocetraric acid | fumarprotocetraric acid | protocetraric 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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