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LIASlight ItemID: 14081

Lecanora fuscobrunnea C. W. Dodge & G. E. Baker

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Antarctic – Antarctica
substrate: rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified | squamulose (squamulous)
thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: black(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 1.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane
[th] lower surface: blue(ish) black
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.2(median) 0.85 (high) 1.2
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: green(ish) black
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: green(ish) | brown(ish) green (olivaceous, olive green)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with widening axial body towards the apex (= Lecanora-, Parmelia-, Rinodina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 9.0(median) 10.8 (high) 14.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0(median) 4.5 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: filiform, vermiform
[co] length [µm]: (median) 15.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: usnic 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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