LiasLight

LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 4076

Opegrapha rupestris Pers.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: lichens, lichenized fungi | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) | lichenicolous (in/on lichens)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | green(ish) | brown(ish) yellow (ochraceous, ochre) | brown(ish) red (carneous) | yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimulose, subrimose
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.16 (high) 0.25 (max) 0.35
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) black | black(ish) brown
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
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)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: subglobose, subspherical | broadly ellipsoidal | ellipsoidal | oval | elongate-fusiform, ellipsoidal-fusiform | clavate
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 13.0 (low) 16.0 (high) 26.0 (max) 31.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.5 (max) 8.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 3.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless | pale brown | medium brown, brownish | dark brown
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent | ornamented, rough, warted, striate, cracked
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: ellipsoidal | bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 3.5 (high) 5.0 (max) 7.0
secondary metabolites: absent
host organism:
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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