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Nodobryoria subdivergens (E. Dahl) Common & Brodo
Family: Parmeliaceae
[Alectoria subdivergens Å.E. Dahl,  more]
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life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like [th] upper surface: black(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) [th upper surface]: epruinose [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present [th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent [th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent [th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: present [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.35 (high) 0.85 [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): distantly discontiguous [th] morphol substructures (eg lobes, branches): irregular ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 1.5 (high) 2.5 ascoma: pedicellate, stipitate, pedunculate, stalked [ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) [ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: present | abundant [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present asci: lecanoralean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with widening axial body towards the apex (= Lecanora-, Parmelia-, Rinodina-types etc) ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] shape: ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (low) 27.0 (high) 33.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 10.0 (high) 14.0 [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 – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts.