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LIASlight ItemID: 4971

Protoblastenia incrustans (DC.) J. Steiner

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | 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: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | white(ish) | white(ish) grey
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.2 (low) 0.3(median) 0.4 (high) 0.55 (max) 0.85
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) red (orange red)
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) red (orange red)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.5(median) 2.5 (high) 3.5
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 2.0(median) 3.2 (high) 4.5
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | 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: broadly ellipsoidal | ellipsoidal | ovoid, ovate
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 9.0(median) 10.9 (high) 12.5 (max) 13.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 4.0 (low) 4.5(median) 5.6 (high) 6.0 (max) 7.0
[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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