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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 2111

Fuscopannaria pacifica P. M. Jørg.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous)
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) blue
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.1 (high) 0.4
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): contiguous, coherent (throughout the thallus) | distantly discontiguous
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 1.8
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: subconvex, slightly convex | convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose | pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: scarce, sparse, fine
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | red(dish) brown (pale: orange brown)
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: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 16.0 (high) 20.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 10.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: unknown/unidentified fatty acid(s) | unknown/unidentified (tri-)terpenoid(s), (tri-)terpene(s)
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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