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LIASlight ItemID: 4969

Protoblastenia calva (Dicks.) Zahlbr.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: 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) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | white(ish)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.6 (low) 0.8 (high) 1.25 (max) 2.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: subconvex, slightly convex | convex | distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) yellow | brown(ish) yellow (ochraceous, ochre) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | green(ish) brown (olive brown) | yellow(ish) red (orange red) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: green(ish) yellow | green(ish) brown (olive brown) | yellow(ish) red (orange red) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | hyaline, colourless | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellowish hyaline | reddish hyaline
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 2.9 (high) 4.0
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 2.5(median) 3.6 (high) 5.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | yellow(ish) red (orange red)
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) 8.0 (low) 10.0(median) 12.9 (high) 13.5 (max) 15.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 5.0 (low) 5.5(median) 6.6 (high) 8.0 (max) 8.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: cylindrical | bacilliform, bacillar
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: unknown/unidentified anthraquinone(s)
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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