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Bacidia bagliettoana (A. Massal. & De Not.) Jatta (redirected from: Bacidia muscorum)
Family: Ramalinaceae
[Bacidia muscorum (Ach.) Mudd,  more]
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André Aptroot  
Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: granular, granulose, granulate [th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) white | green(ish) white [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.08 (high) 0.12 [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular | verruculose, minutely warted ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.2 (low) 0.3 (high) 0.6 (max) 0.8 ascoma: sessile, superficial [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) | grey(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) [ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) [ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: absent [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present [ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 1.5 (high) 2.0 [ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (median) 5.0 asci: lecanoralean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with acuate axial body towards the apex (= Bacidia-, Buellia-, Ramalina-types etc) ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] shape: acicular (needle-shaped) [asp] length [µm]: (low) 25.0 (high) 50.0 (max) 58.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 1.5 (high) 2.0 [asp] septa: present [asp] septa: transversely septate [asp] transversal septa: (low) 3.0 (high) 7.0 [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent conidiomata: absent | present conidia: [cur] – curved, unciform, falcate, sickle-shaped [co] length [µm]: (low) 15.0 (high) 25.0 secondary metabolites: absent primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic.