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Biatora cuprea (Sommerf.) Fr.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Printzen C. (95-05-15). Data set to be published after submission; 95-05-15.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Biatora. Biatoraceae A. Massal. ex Stiz. (1862).

Taxonomic Literature: Printzen Ch., Biblioth. Lichenol. 60: 77-82 (1995).

Ecology: Terricolous.

Thallus: Crustose, granular. Thallus Outline: Soon disappearing. Upper Surface: Brownish yellow or white; not sorediate.

Margin: Not flexuose, indistinct. Exciple: Brown, white, or brownish yellow. Epithecium: Apical cells hyaline or brownish yellow. Hypothecium: Brown, white, or brownish yellow.

Ascospores: Ellipsoid or oblong, (10)-13-17.5-(20) µm long, (3.5)-4.5-5.2-(6) µm wide; septa mostly absent or present; 1-3-transversally septate; wall not constricted where the septum meets the spore wall.

Conidia: Bacilliform or fusiform.

Secondary Metabolites: Argopsin.

(report generated 15.Nov.2007)

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