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Pilophorus dovrensis (Nyl.) Timdal, Hertel & Rambold (redirected from: Lecidea pallida)
Family: Lecideaceae
[Lecidea pallida Th. Fr.]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate [th] upper surface: white(ish) | yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured) [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: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.1 (high) 0.5 (max) 0.7 [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane [th] medulla amyloidity: absent ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 0.7 (max) 1.2 ascoma: sessile, superficial [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: convex | distinctly convex | strongly convex, hemispherical, (sub-)globose [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish) [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose | pruinose [ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: scarce, sparse, fine [ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present [ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (median) 2.0 (max) 4.0 [ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: green(ish) black | black(ish) blue | black(ish) green asci: lecanoralean [asc] tholus: thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present [asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc) ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] shape: ellipsoidal [asp] length [µm]: (min) 14.0 (low) 18.3(median) 20.9 (high) 22.6 (max) 30.0 [asp] width [µm]: (min) 5.0 (low) 6.0(median) 7.1 (high) 8.5 (max) 9.5 [asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent secondary metabolites: present secondary metabolites: isousnic acid primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent | present primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic.