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LIASlight ItemID: 14026

Buellia ectolechioides (Vain.) Erichsen

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | white(ish)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] medulla amyloidity: absent | present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.3 (high) 0.4
ascoma: immersed, innate
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: green(ish) | 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 acuate axial body towards the apex (= Bacidia-, Buellia-, Ramalina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: oblong, oblong-obtuse
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 13.0 (high) 18.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 10.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish
[asp] perispore, epispore: ornamented, rough, warted, striate, cracked
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: norstictic acid
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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