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LIASlight ItemID: 13834

Mycoblastus bryophilus Imshaug

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Australasia
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: green(ish) grey | brown(ish) grey | yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 2.5
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | granulose, granular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.3 (high) 1.5
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | brown(ish) black
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless | yellow(ish) brown
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.5 (high) 4.0
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 6.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: green(ish) | red(dish) blue (violet)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with acuate axial body towards the apex (= Bacidia-, Buellia-, Ramalina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 2.0
[asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal | ovoid, ovate
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 50.0(median) 58.7 (high) 66.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 26.0(median) 34.5 (high) 40.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent | thin, thinly halonate | thick, distincly halonate
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: norcaperatic acid | norrangiformic acid | perlatolic acid | rangiformic 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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