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LIASlight ItemID: 14119

Chaenotheca degelii Tibell

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Australasia
substrate: wood – dead, living
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – mazaedial
ascoma: pedicellate, stipitate, pedunculate, stalked
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff)
asci: prototunicate
[asc] tholus: not thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
[asp] shape: globose, spherical
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 2.7 (low) 2.9(median) 3.2 (high) 3.5 (max) 3.8
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 2.7 (low) 2.9(median) 3.2 (high) 3.5 (max) 3.8
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent | ornamented, rough, warted, striate, cracked
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: vulpinic acid
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trentepohliaceous, trentepohlioid

[*] 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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