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LIASlight ItemID: 4962

Porpidia speirea (Ach.) Kremp.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | 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) | white(ish) | white(ish) brown (beige)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 1.0 (max) 2.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | granulose, granular | verrucose, warted
[th] medulla amyloidity: present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.2 (low) 0.9 (high) 1.6 (max) 2.8
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | grey(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose | pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) black
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.3 (high) 2.0
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 4.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) green (olivaceous, olive green) | green(ish) brown (olive brown)
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]: (min) 11.0 (low) 12.0 (high) 19.0 (max) 22.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 6.0 (high) 9.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent | thin, thinly halonate | thick, distincly halonate
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 9.0(median) 10.5 (high) 13.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: 2'-O-methylmicrophyllinic acid | 2'-O-methylperlatolic acid | confluentic 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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