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LIASlight ItemID: 8545

Porina corruscans (Rehm) R. Sant.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Australasia | Oceania – Pacific Islands (Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical
substrate: leaves, fronds, needles – living
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: green(ish) grey
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): contiguous, coherent (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.23 (high) 0.35
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: unitunicate
[asc] tholus: not thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: fusiform
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 20.0 (high) 32.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 5.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 5.0 (max) 7.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent | thin, thinly halonate
secondary metabolites: absent
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trentepohliaceous, trentepohlioid

[*] 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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