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LIASlight ItemID: 2601

Lecanora achariana A. L. Sm.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: placodioid-crustose, placodioid-foliose
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | yellow(ish) green | grey(ish) white
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 2.0
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma: sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with widening axial body towards the apex (= Lecanora-, Parmelia-, Rinodina-types etc)
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: usnic acid | zeorin (hopane-6α,22-diol)
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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