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Miriquidica atrofulva (Sommerf.) A. J. Schwab & Rambold (redirected from: Lecidea atrofulva)
Family: Lecideaceae
[Lecidea atrofulva Sommerf.,  more]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate [th] upper surface: black(ish) | grey(ish) | yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | brown(ish) yellow (ochraceous, ochre) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) | brown(ish) red (carneous) [th upper surface]: epruinose [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present [th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent [th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent [th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: present [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.2 (high) 1.0 [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): contiguous, coherent (throughout the thallus) | discontiguous, dispersed (throughout the thallus) [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | bullate | uneven, undulate ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.2 (high) 0.6 [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) black [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] epihymenium, epithecium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) brown (olive brown) asci: lecanoralean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with widening axial body towards the apex (= Lecanora-, Parmelia-, Rinodina-types etc) ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (min) 8.0(median) 12.0 [asp] width [µm]: (min) 5.0 (low) 5.5 (high) 7.5 (max) 8.0 [asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent conidiomata: absent | present conidia: filiform, vermiform [co] length [µm]: (low) 8.0 (high) 22.0 secondary metabolites: present secondary metabolites: atranorin | confluentic acid | cryptostictic acid | norstictic acid | stictic acid primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

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