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Pyrenopsis grumulifera Nyl.
Family: Lichinaceae
[Pyrenopsis multispora Coppins]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate [th] upper surface: brown(ish) black [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.1 (high) 0.2 ascoma: immersed, innate [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | hyaline, colourless [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present asci: prototunicate [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc) ascospores: (min) 8.0(median) 64.0 [asp] shape: ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (low) 4.5 (high) 7.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 3.0 [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: cyanobacterial.

substrate: rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified.