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LIASlight ItemID: 5643

Rinodina macrospora Sheard

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: wood – dead, living
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.3 (high) 0.5
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: verruculose, minutely warted | rugulose, finely wrinkled
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.9 (high) 1.4
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose | pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: scarce, sparse, fine
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: grey(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: present | abundant
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 2.5
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: red(dish) brown (pale: orange brown)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with widening axial body towards the apex (= Lecanora-, Parmelia-, Rinodina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 25.0 (low) 30.0 (high) 32.5 (max) 37.5
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 12.5 (low) 14.5 (high) 15.5 (max) 17.5
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish | dark brown
[asp] perispore, epispore: ornamented, rough, warted, striate, cracked
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (median) 4.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: atranorin | zeorin (hopane-6α,22-diol)
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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