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LIASlight ItemID: 1390

Cladonia asahinae J. W. Thomson

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Antarctic – Antarctica | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Arctic | Antarctic – Southern Subpolar Islands, Subantarctic Islands
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous)
[th] upper surface: green(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) blue | blue(ish) green (turquoise) | yellow(ish) green | green(ish) yellow
[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]: (min) 0.75 (low) 0.8 (high) 5.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: verruculose, minutely warted
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 4.0
ascoma: pedicellate, stipitate, pedunculate, stalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[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] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: fumarprotocetraric acid | lichesterinic acid | norrangiformic acid | protolichesterinic acid | rangiformic acid | norlichesterenic 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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