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LIASlight ItemID: 2988

Lecanora symmicta (Ach.) Ach.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic
substrate: wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | leprose, leprarioid, powdery, byssoid | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | white(ish) | yellow(ish) grey | yellow(ish) green | green(ish) yellow
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.3 (low) 0.4 (high) 0.8 (max) 1.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | yellow(ish) green | green(ish) brown (olive brown) | yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) | white(ish) red (rose)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: yellow(ish) brown
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: narrowly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 9.0 (high) 17.0 (max) 18.5
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 4.0 (low) 4.5 (high) 5.5 (max) 6.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
[co] length [µm]: (low) 18.0 (high) 25.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: thiophanic acid | 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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