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Biatora subduplex (Nyl.) Printzen (redirected from: Lecidea apochroeiza)
Family: Lecideaceae
[Catillaria sphaeroides f. subduplex (Nyl.) Oxner,  more]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate [th] upper surface: grey(ish) | white(ish) | brown(ish) yellow (ochraceous, ochre) | white(ish) brown (beige) [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.15 (high) 0.55 [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | verrucose, warted ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.2 (high) 0.7 (max) 1.4 ascoma: sessile, superficial [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex | distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | hyaline, colourless | yellow(ish) brown [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present [ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: hyaline, colourless 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: narrowly ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (min) 8.0 (low) 9.7 (high) 15.2 (max) 21.0 [asp] width [µm]: (min) 3.0 (low) 3.5 (high) 5.0 (max) 6.0 [asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present [asp] septa: transversely septate [asp] transversal septa: (median) 0.0 (max) 1.0 [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent conidiomata: absent | present [co] length [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 9.0 secondary metabolites: absent | present secondary metabolites: unknown/unidentified compound(s) 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 | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs.