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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 3321

Lecidella wulfenii (Hepp) Körb.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Arctic
substrate: bryophytes – mosses, liverworts
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | green(ish) | yellow(ish) green | brown(ish) yellow (ochraceous, ochre)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): contiguous, coherent (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: verrucose, warted
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 1.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish) | red(dish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) black | blue(ish) green (turquoise)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with acuate axial body towards the apex (= Bacidia-, Buellia-, Ramalina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 16.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 8.0
[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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