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LIASlight ItemID: 409

Aspicilia moenium (Vain.) G. Thor & Timdal

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified | squamulose (squamulous)
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) green (olivaceous, olive green)
[th upper surface]: pruinose
[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: absent | present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma: immersed, innate
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 3.0
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 4.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 0.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
secondary metabolites: absent
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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