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LIASlight ItemID: 6358

Umbilicaria decussata (Vill.) Zahlbr.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Antarctic – Antarctica | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic | Antarctic – Southern Subpolar Islands, Subantarctic Islands
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: peltate, umbilicate
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | white(ish) | brown(ish) black
[th upper surface]: pruinose
[th upper surface] pruina: dense
[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
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 10.0 (high) 50.0 (max) 80.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): distantly discontiguous
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | rugose, plicate, folded, pustulate, faveolate, wrinkled
[th] lower surface: black(ish) | grey(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[th lower surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 3.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 3.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: black(ish)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 6.6 (high) 13.2
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 3.3 (high) 6.6
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 2.4 (high) 3.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: gyrophoric 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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