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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 5814

Solorina spongiosa (Ach.) Anzi

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
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous)
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) black
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] lower surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | white(ish)
[th lower surface] specific structures: absent | present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 6.0
ascoma: immersed, innate
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (pale: orange brown)
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) 4.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal | fusiform
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish | dark brown
[asp] perispore, epispore: ornamented, rough, warted, striate, cracked
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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