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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 1988

Ephebe multispora (Å. E. Dahl) Henssen

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: filamentose (filamentous), pannose | fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg lobes, branches): filamentous-dichotomous
[th] medulla amyloidity: present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.1
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: present
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (median) 1.5
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: hyaline, colourless
asci: prototunicate
[asc] tholus: not thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 16.0
[asp] shape: globose, spherical | oval
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 5.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: cylindrical
[co] length [µm]: (median) 3.0
secondary metabolites: absent
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: cyanobacterial

[*] 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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