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LIASlight ItemID: 7396

Lecanora verrucariicola B. D. Ryan

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: lichens, lichenized fungi
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) | lichenicolous (in/on lichens)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) yellow | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | grey(ish) brown | yellow(ish) brown
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.3 (high) 0.7
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: verrucose, warted | subsquamulose
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.5 (low) 0.7 (high) 1.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: grey(ish) brown | green(ish) brown (olive brown) | yellow(ish) brown
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) yellow | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | grey(ish) brown | yellow(ish) brown
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: present | abundant
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.4 (high) 1.6
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 1.5 (high) 5.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with widening axial body towards the apex (= Lecanora-, Parmelia-, Rinodina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: narrowly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 11.0 (low) 12.6 (high) 14.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.2 (high) 5.6 (max) 7.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: filiform, vermiform
[co] length [µm]: (low) 15.0 (high) 20.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: unknown/unidentified compound(s)
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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