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Fuscidea mollis (Wahlenb.) V. Wirth & Vezda
Family: Fuscideaceae
[Biatora mollis (Wahlenb.) Arnold,  more]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose [th] upper surface: grey(ish) | red(dish) grey | grey(ish) brown [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent [th] medulla amyloidity: absent ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (min) 1.0 ascoma: sessile, superficial [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | brown(ish) black [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present asci: lecanoralean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc) ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 9.5 (max) 10.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 6.5 [asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent secondary metabolites: present secondary metabolites: divaricatic acid primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified.