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LIASlight ItemID: 2480

Icmadophila ericetorum (L.) Zahlbr.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | wood – dead, living
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate
[th] upper surface: green(ish) | white(ish) grey
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: uneven, undulate
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 2.0 (max) 3.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: yellow(ish) red (orange red) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose | pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: scarce, sparse, fine
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) red (orange red) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (median) 1.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: red(dish) brown (pale: orange brown)
asci: unitunicate
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid cap (= Icmadophila-, Lecidea-, Pertusaria-types etc)
ascospores: (min) 6.0(median) 8.0
[asp] shape: elongate-fusiform, ellipsoidal-fusiform
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 13.0 (high) 27.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (low) 1.0 (high) 3.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 3.5 (high) 4.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: perlatolic 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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