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Gyrographa gyrocarpa (Flotow) Ertz & Tehler (redirected from: Opegrapha gyrocarpa)
Family: Opegraphaceae
[Graphis gyrocarpa (Flot.) Spreng.,  more]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | granular, granulose, granulate [th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) | brown(ish) red (carneous) [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present [th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent [th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent [th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: present ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.7 (high) 1.6 ascoma: sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) [ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish) [ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present asci: fissitunicate – bitunicate [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc) [asp] shape: elongate-fusiform, ellipsoidal-fusiform [asp] length [µm]: (low) 17.0 (high) 26.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0 [asp] septa: present [asp] septa: transversely septate [asp] transversal septa: (median) 3.0 [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless | pale brown | medium brown, brownish | dark brown secondary metabolites: present secondary metabolites: gyrophoric acid | schizopeltic acid primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trentepohliaceous, trentepohlioid.

substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified.