LiasLight

LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 5819

Sphaerophorus fragilis (L.) Pers.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: blue(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) grey | white(ish) grey
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (min) 0.4 (low) 0.6 (high) 0.8 (max) 1.1
[th] morphol substructures (eg lobes, branches): isotomic-dichotomous | anisotomic-dichotomous
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 1.5 (high) 2.8
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: present
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: black(ish) brown
asci: prototunicate
[asc] tholus: not thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: globose, spherical | broadly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (median) 9.0 (max) 12.0
[asp] width [µm]: (median) 9.0 (max) 12.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish | dark brown
[asp] perispore, epispore: ornamented, rough, warted, striate, cracked
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: ellipsoidal | bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 4.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: hypothamnolic acid | sphaerophorin | squamatic 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.


© 2001–2020 by Botanische Staatssammlung M√ľnchen
Impressum · Disclaimer · Webmaster