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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 2532

Lecanactis abietina (Ach.) Körb.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Oceania – Pacific Islands (Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | grey(ish) white
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.7 (low) 1.0 (high) 2.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: subconvex, slightly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) black | yellow(ish) grey
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: dense
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: fissitunicate – bitunicate
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: [cur] – curved, unciform, falcate, sickle-shaped
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 25.0 (high) 46.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 3.0 (max) 4.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
conidiomata: absent | present
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: lecanoric acid | schizopeltic acid | unknown/unidentified compound(s)
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trentepohliaceous, trentepohlioid

[*] 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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