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Micarea peliocarpa (Anzi) Coppins & R. Sant.
Family: Pilocarpaceae
[Bacidia hemipolioides (Nyl.) Zahlbr.,  more]
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Stephen Sharnoff  

Global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Arctic.  Substrate: bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic.  Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts).  Thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified; [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent.  Ascomata: absent | present; ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial; [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: subconvex, slightly convex | convex; [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): present; [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc).  Ascospores: (median) 8.0.  Conidiomata: present.  Conidia: [cur] – sigmoidal | [cur] – curved, unciform, falcate, sickle-shaped; [co] length [µm]: (low) 20.0 (high) 50.0.  Secondary metabolites: present, gyrophoric acid | hiascic acid.  Primary photobiont: present, chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.  Secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent.

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Andrew Khitsun  
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Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
Andrew Khitsun  
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Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
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Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
Andrew Khitsun  
Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
Micarea peliocarpa image
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