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LIASlight ItemID: 13519

Micarea subconfusa (Nyl.) Alstrup

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Antarctic – Antarctica
substrate: rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent | present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.3 (high) 0.7
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
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] length [µm]: (min) 6.0 (low) 7.0 (high) 10.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 2.5 (high) 3.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (min) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
[co] length [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0
secondary metabolites: absent
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent | present
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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