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Ionaspis suaveolens (Fr.) Th. Fr.
Family: Hymeneliaceae
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate [th] upper surface: green(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.2 (high) 0.4 ascoma: immersed, innate [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present asci: lecanoralean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] shape: globose, spherical | broadly ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (low) 6.0 (high) 8.0 (max) 11.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 7.0 [asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent secondary metabolites: absent primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trentepohliaceous, trentepohlioid.

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