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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 3767

Micarea sylvicola (Flot.) Vězda & V. Wirth

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | granular, granulose, granulate | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | blue(ish) grey | grey(ish) blue
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 1.2
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex | distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | blue(ish) black | black(ish) blue
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: green(ish) black | green(ish) blue | blue(ish) green (turquoise)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 10.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 2.5 (low) 3.0 (high) 4.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (low) 0.0 (high) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
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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