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Flavoplaca marina (Wedd.) Arup, Frödén & Søchting (redirected from: Caloplaca marina)
Family: Teloschistaceae
[Caloplaca marina (Wedd.) Zahlbr.,  more]
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Stephen Sharnoff  
Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate [th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) red (orange red) [th upper surface]: epruinose [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (min) 0.1 (low) 0.2 (high) 0.7 (max) 0.9 [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus) [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: verruculose, minutely warted ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.4 (high) 1.1 (max) 1.7 ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) red (orange red) [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose [ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) red (orange red) [ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent | present | sparse [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present [ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 2.0 (max) 3.5 [ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 7.0 [ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) red (carneous) 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: ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (min) 9.0 (low) 10.5 (high) 15.0 (max) 18.5 [asp] width [µm]: (min) 3.7 (low) 4.5 (high) 7.0 (max) 8.0 [asp] septa: absent | present – spore lumen bilocular, polarilocular, plurilocular [asp] septa: transversely septate [asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0 [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent secondary metabolites: present secondary metabolites: emodin | fallacinal | parietin | teloschistin primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

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