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Bacidia rubella (Hoffm.) A. Massal.
Family: Ramalinaceae
[Bacidia luteola (Schrad.) Mudd,  more]
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Stephen Sharnoff  
Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: granular, granulose, granulate [th] upper surface: grey(ish) green | blue(ish) green (turquoise) | yellow(ish) green [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present [th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent [th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: present [th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.06 (high) 0.12 ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.4 (high) 1.3 ascoma: sessile, superficial [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex | distinctly convex [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) | yellow(ish) red (orange red) | brown(ish) red (carneous) [ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) red (orange red) | brown(ish) red (carneous) [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present [ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: hyaline, colourless | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) 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] length [µm]: (min) 35.0 (low) 45.0 (high) 75.0 (max) 100.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 2.5 (high) 3.5 (max) 4.0 [asp] septa: present [asp] septa: transversely septate [asp] transversal septa: (min) 5.0 (low) 7.0 (high) 15.0 [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent secondary metabolites: absent primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs.
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