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Stereocaulon glareosum (Savicz) H. Magn.
Family: Stereocaulaceae
[Stereocaulon tomentosum f. glareosum Savicz]
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Lucy Taylor  
Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified | fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like [th] upper surface: grey(ish) | blue(ish) [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent | present [th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent [th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent [th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: verrucose, warted ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial [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) secondary metabolites: present secondary metabolites: atranorin | lobaric acid primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent | present primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves.