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Biatora helvola Körb. ex Hellb.

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 or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Biatora. Biatoraceae A. Massal. ex Stiz. (1862).

Taxonomic Literature: Printzen Ch., Biblioth. Lichenol. 60: 99-105 (1995).

Ecology: Corticolous.

Thallus: Crustose, granular or rimose. Thallus Outline: Soon disappearing. Upper Surface: Grey or olive; not sorediate.

Margin: Not flexuose, indistinct to distinct. Exciple: White or brownish yellow. Epithecium: Apical cells hyaline or brownish yellow. Hypothecium: White or brownish yellow.

Ascospores: Oblong, (8.5)-10.2-14.2-(17.5) µm long, (3)-3.4-4.5-(5) µm wide; septa mostly absent or present; 1-transversally septate; wall not constricted where the septum meets the spore wall.

Conidia: Bacilliform.

Secondary Metabolites: Gyrophoric acid or lecanoric acid.

(report generated 15.Nov.2007)

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