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Wahlenbergiella mucosa (Wahlenb.) Gueidan & Thüs
Family: Verrucariaceae
[Verrucaria mucosa Wahlenb.,  more]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse [th] upper surface: black(ish) | green(ish) | green(ish) black | brown(ish) green (olivaceous, olive green) [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimulose, subrimose ascomata: absent | present ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.15 ascoma: immersed, innate [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: absent | present asci: fissitunicate – verrucarialean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] shape: ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 10.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 7.0 [asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent | thin, thinly halonate | thick, distincly halonate secondary metabolites: absent primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified.