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LIASlight ItemID: 4989

Protothelenella sphinctrinoides (Nyl.) H. Mayrhofer & Poelt

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | 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
[th] upper surface: green(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | white(ish)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.4 (high) 0.6
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) black
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
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: ellipsoidal | elongate-fusiform, ellipsoidal-fusiform | fusiform
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 38.0 (low) 40.0 (high) 50.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 10.0 (high) 15.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: muriformly septate – muriform, submuriform
[asp] transversal septa: (low) 11.0 (high) 12.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
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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