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LIASlight ItemID: 402

Aspicilia leprosescens (Sandst.) Hav.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: blue(ish) grey | grey(ish) blue
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent | present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent | present
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: absent | present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.3 (high) 1.0
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (min) 4.0(median) 8.0
[asp] shape: subglobose, subspherical | ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 14.0 (high) 30.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 16.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: aspicilin
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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