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General
  substrate
   soil
   non-calciferous rock
   calciferous rock
   rock (unspecified)
   bark
   bryophytes
Thallus
  thallus type
   foliose
   crustose-episubstratal (verrucose, subsquamulose)
   squamulose
  thallus surface colour
   black
   brownish grey
   reddish brown
   brownish green
   grey
   brown
   whitish grey
   yellowish red
   brownish red
   reddish white
   red
  thallus surface colour
   white
   red
   grey
   black
   brown
   green
Ascomata
  ascomata kind
   apothecioid
   perithecioid
  ascomata hymenium paraphyses(-oids)
   absent
   present
Asci
  ascus dehiscence type
   verrucarial
   prototunicate
   lecanoral
  ascus wall thickening
   not thickened
   thickened
Ascospores
  ascospores shape
   fusiform (spindle-shaped)
   fusiform-elongate (fusiform-ellipsoid)
  ascospores septation
   absent
   present
  ascospores wall pigmentation
   hyaline
   medium brownish
Misc
  secondary metabolites
   absent
   present
  primary photobiont kind
   cyanobacterioid
   chlorococcoid

White Sands National Monument

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

Lichinaceae

Physciaceae

Psoraceae

Verrucariaceae