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LIASlight ItemID: 7898

Lichinella granulosa M. Schultz

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified | squamulose (squamulous)
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: black(ish)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.4 (high) 1.0 (max) 1.4
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular | subsquamulose
[th] lower surface: black(ish)
[th lower surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.15 (high) 0.4 (max) 0.5
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial | pedicellate, stipitate, pedunculate, stalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | green(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: prototunicate
[asc] tholus: not thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (low) 16.0 (high) 24.0 (max) 32.0
[asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 7.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 4.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] septa
[asp] transversal septa:
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: ellipsoidal
[co] length [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 3.5
secondary metabolites: absent
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: cyanobacterial

[*] 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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