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LIASlight ItemID: 13974

Polysporina ferruginea (Lettau) M. Steiner ex Kantvilas

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe
substrate: lichens, lichenized fungi
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.25 (high) 0.5
ascoma: immersed, innate
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 1.5
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 100.0
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 4.5 (max) 5.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 1.5 (max) 1.8
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: absent
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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