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LIASlight ItemID: 1527

Cladonia parasitica (Hoffm.) Hoffm.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical
substrate: wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous) | fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | brown(ish) grey | white(ish) grey
[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]: (low) 0.5 (high) 1.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular | subsquamulose
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.3 (high) 1.5
ascoma: sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked | pedicellate, stipitate, pedunculate, stalked
[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] shape: oblong, oblong-obtuse | fusiform
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 14.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 2.5 (high) 3.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: falcate
[co] length [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 9.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: barbatic acid | decarboxythamnolic acid | thamnolic 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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