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Verrucaria ceuthocarpa Wahlenb.
Family: Verrucariaceae
[Dermatocarpon ceuthocarpum (Wahlenb.) Servít]
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life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate [th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) brown | green(ish) brown (olive brown) [th upper surface]: epruinose [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane ascomata: absent | present ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: absent asci: fissitunicate – verrucarialean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] length [µm]: (low) 8.5 (high) 10.5 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 6.0 (high) 7.5 [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: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

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