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LIASlight ItemID: 1304

Chaenotheca furfuracea (L.) Tibell

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | leprose, leprarioid, powdery, byssoid
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | green(ish) yellow
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – mazaedial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.1 (high) 0.2
ascoma: pedicellate, stipitate, pedunculate, stalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: dense
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
asci: prototunicate
[asc] tholus: not thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
[asp] shape: globose, spherical
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 3.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 3.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: pale brown
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent | ornamented, rough, warted, striate, cracked
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: pulvinic acid | pulvinic dilactone | vulpinic 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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