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LIASlight ItemID: 5501

Rhizocarpon hochstetteri (Körb.) Vain.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (min) 0.2 (low) 0.3(median) 0.5 (high) 1.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | verrucose, warted
[th] medulla amyloidity: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.3 (low) 0.6(median) 0.7 (high) 1.0 (max) 1.4
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[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 | black(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 2.5 (high) 3.0
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (min) 3.5
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: green(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) black | yellow(ish) black | grey(ish) green | grey(ish) brown
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid cap (= Icmadophila-, Lecidea-, Pertusaria-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal | ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 10.0 (low) 17.0 (high) 25.0 (max) 28.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 6.0 (low) 8.5 (high) 10.0 (max) 12.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0 (max) 3.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless | pale brown
[asp] perispore, epispore: thick, distincly halonate
secondary metabolites: absent | present
secondary metabolites: stictic 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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