Taxon:

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General
  substrate
   non-calciferous rock
   rock (unspecified)
   soil
   calciferous rock
   bark
   bryophytes
Ascomata
  ascomata kind*
   perithecioid
   apothecioid
  hymenium paraphyses(-oids)*
   absent
   present
Asci
  ascus wall thickening
   not thickened
   thickened
  ascus dehiscence type
   prototunicate
   lecanoralean
   verrucarioid
Ascospores
  ascospores shape*
   fusiform-elongate (fusiform-ellipsoid)
   fusiform (spindle-shaped)
  ascospores septation
   absent
   present
  ascospores wall pigmentation*
   medium brownish
   hyaline
Secondary Metabolites [general]
  secondary metabolite presence
   present
   absent
Photobionts
  primary photobiont kind
   cyanobacterioid
   chlorococcoid
Upper Thallus Surface
  upper surface color - overall*
   bright white (atranorin white; vermicularis-white)
   reddish white
   green
   yellowish red
   brownish grey
   black
   reddish brown
   brownish green
   brown
   brownish red
   red
   whitish grey
   grey

White Sands National Monument

James P. Bennett and Clifford M. Wetmore
Species Count: 4

Lichinaceae

Physciaceae

Psoraceae

Verrucariaceae