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LIASlight ItemID: 4053

Opegrapha gyrocarpa Flot.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | granular, granulose, granulate
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
[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
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.7 (high) 1.6
ascoma: sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: fissitunicate – bitunicate
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc)
[asp] shape: elongate-fusiform, ellipsoidal-fusiform
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 17.0 (high) 26.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 3.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless | pale brown | medium brown, brownish | dark brown
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: gyrophoric acid | schizopeltic acid
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trentepohliaceous, trentepohlioid

[*] 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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