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LIASlight ItemID: 7640

Arthonia phlyctiformis ssp. californica Grube

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: wood – dead, living
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
[th] upper surface: white(ish) yellow
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.1 (high) 0.5
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) brown (olive brown) | yellow(ish) brown
asci: fissitunicate – bitunicate
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent | present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal | ovoid, ovate
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 25.0 (high) 30.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 12.0 (high) 17.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: muriformly septate – muriform, submuriform
[asp] transversal septa: (low) 6.0 (high) 8.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: thick, distincly halonate
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 6.5
secondary metabolites: absent
primary photobiont: absent

[*] 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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