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LIASlight ItemID: 715

Buellia epigaea (Pers.) Tuck.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Arctic
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 1.2
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
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] length [µm]: (low) 14.0 (high) 26.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 6.0 (high) 12.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 7.0
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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