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Eiglera flavida (Hepp) Hafellner
Family: Acarosporaceae
[Aspicilia flavida (Hepp) Arnold,  more]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose [th] upper surface: grey(ish) yellow | brown(ish) yellow (ochraceous, ochre) [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (median) 0.4 [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) [ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: blue(ish) | blue(ish) green (turquoise) asci: lecanoralean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc) [asp] shape: ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (low) 12.0 (high) 18.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 10.0 [asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic.