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LIASlight ItemID: 13837

Mycoblastus kalioruber Kantvilas

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Australasia
substrate: wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: green(ish) grey | green(ish) brown (olive brown)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: verruculose, minutely warted | uneven, undulate
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 1.6
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | blue(ish) green (turquoise)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 2.5 (high) 4.5
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: green(ish)
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]: (min) 36.0 (low) 40.0(median) 49.5 (high) 60.0 (max) 68.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 18.0 (low) 20.0(median) 28.1 (high) 36.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: thin, thinly halonate | thick, distincly halonate
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: hyperlatolic acid | perlatolic acid | roccellic 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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