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LIASlight ItemID: 2982

Lecanora sulphurea (Hoffm.) Ach.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: lichens, lichenized fungi | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) | lichenicolous (in/on lichens)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | grey(ish) green
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] medulla amyloidity: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | grey(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) green (olivaceous, olive green)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: pruinose
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) green (olivaceous, olive green)
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] length [µm]: (low) 9.0 (high) 13.0 (max) 16.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: α-collatolic acid | atranorin | gangaleoidin | usnic acid | zeorin (hopane-6α,22-diol)
host organism:
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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