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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 2359

Hypocenomyce scalaris (Ach. ex Lilj.) M. Choisy

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic
substrate: wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous)
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) grey | grey(ish) green | brown(ish) yellow (ochraceous, ochre) | green(ish) brown (olive brown)
[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]: (median) 1.2 (max) 2.0
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (median) 1.5 (max) 2.5
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose | pruinose
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with acuate axial body towards the apex (= Bacidia-, Buellia-, Ramalina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 8.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 4.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: cylindrical
[co] length [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 7.5
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: lecanoric acid | unknown/unidentified compound(s)
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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