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LIASlight ItemID: 12323

Thelocarpon sphaerosporum H. Magn.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic
life habit: cyanobacteriicolous (parasitic on cyanobacteria)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial | perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.15 (high) 0.2
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: scarce, sparse, fine | dense
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: unitunicate
[asc] tholus: not thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent | present
ascospores: (low) 50.0 (high) 300.0
[asp] shape: globose, spherical
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 4.5 (high) 6.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.5 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
[co] length [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: pulvinic acid
primary photobiont: absent | present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: cyanobacterial

[*] 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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