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LIASlight ItemID: 7440

Rhizocarpon bolanderi (Tuck.) Herre

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
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) | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.6 (high) 1.3
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: subsquamulose
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.3 (low) 0.6 (high) 1.0
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex
[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 cells width [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 3.0
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 5.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: blue(ish) red (purple) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid cap (= Icmadophila-, Lecidea-, Pertusaria-types etc)
ascospores: (min) 1.0(median) 2.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal | oblong, oblong-obtuse
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 32.0 (low) 40.0 (high) 50.0 (max) 68.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 18.0 (high) 32.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate | muriformly septate – muriform, submuriform
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 3.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless | dark brown
[asp] perispore, epispore: thick, distincly halonate
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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