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Solorina bispora Nyl.
Family: Peltigeraceae
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Stephen Sharnoff  
Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: foliose (foliaceous), leaf-like [th] upper surface: grey(ish) | green(ish) | brown(ish) grey [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent [th] lower surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | white(ish) [th lower surface] specific structures: absent | present ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 6.0 ascoma: immersed, innate [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present [ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (pale: orange brown) asci: lecanoralean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc) ascospores: (low) 1.0 (high) 2.0 [asp] shape: ellipsoidal | fusiform [asp] septa: present [asp] septa: transversely septate [asp] pigmentation: medium brown, brownish | dark brown [asp] perispore, epispore: ornamented, rough, warted, striate, cracked secondary metabolites: absent primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified.
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Lucy Taylor  
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Stephen Sharnoff  
Solorina bispora image
Stephen Sharnoff  
Solorina bispora image
Stephen Sharnoff  
Solorina bispora image
Stephen Sharnoff  
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
Solorina bispora image
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