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LIASlight ItemID: 602

Mycobilimbia sphaeroides (Dicks.) unknown

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: leprose, leprarioid, powdery, byssoid | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate
[th] upper surface: green(ish) | grey(ish) green | grey(ish) yellow
[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: present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.025 (high) 0.07
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.4 (high) 0.8 (max) 1.1
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: subconvex, slightly convex | convex | distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) | white(ish) brown (beige) | yellow(ish) red (orange red) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent | present
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.5 (high) 2.0
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 5.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | hyaline, colourless
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with acuate axial body towards the apex (= Bacidia-, Buellia-, Ramalina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal | elongate-fusiform, ellipsoidal-fusiform
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 9.5 (low) 11.0 (high) 17.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 3.5 (high) 5.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0 (max) 3.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent | 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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