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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 566

Baeomyces rufus (Huds.) Rebent.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified | squamulose (squamulous)
thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | green(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) grey | grey(ish) green
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent | present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: absent | present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (median) 1.0
[th lower surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (median) 0.6 (max) 2.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked | pedicellate, stipitate, pedunculate, stalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: unitunicate
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 8.0 (high) 13.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 2.5 (high) 4.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: barbatic acid | constictic acid | cryptostictic acid | gyrophoric acid | norstictic acid | squamatic acid | 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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