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LIASlight ItemID: 2882

Lecanora phaeophora (Stizenb.) H. Magn.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | leprose, leprarioid, powdery, byssoid
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | granular, granulose, granulate
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | granulose, granular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 0.6
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: present | abundant
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: green(ish) yellow
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)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 8.0 (low) 9.0 (high) 10.0 (max) 11.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 4.0 (low) 5.0 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
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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