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LIASlight ItemID: 3827

Mycoblastus fucatus (Stirt.) Zahlbr.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | granular, granulose, granulate | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | green(ish) | white(ish) | blue(ish) grey | green(ish) grey | brown(ish) grey
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (min) 0.3
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | verrucose, warted
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: distinctly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: blue(ish) brown (violet brown)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: red(dish) blue (violet)
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: (min) 1.0(median) 2.0 (max) 3.0
[asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 25.0 (low) 30.0 (high) 48.0 (max) 52.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 15.0 (high) 21.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: thin, thinly halonate | thick, distincly halonate
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: atranorin | fumarprotocetraric acid | protocetraric acid
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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