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Strigula sychnogonioides (Nitschke) R. C. Harris
Family: Strigulaceae
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Lucy Taylor  
Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent ascomata: absent | present ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial ascoma: immersed, innate [ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present asci: fissitunicate – bitunicate [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] length [µm]: (low) 14.0 (high) 28.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 9.0 [asp] septa: present [asp] septa: transversely septate [asp] transversal septa: (median) 3.0 [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: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves.