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Cladonia carneola (Fr.) Fr.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Brodo I. & Ahti T. (96-12-10). Data set to be published after submission; 96-12-10.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Cladonia. Cladoniaceae Zenker (1827).

Taxonomic Literature: Brodo I.M. & Ahti T., Can. J. Bot. 74: 1147-1180 (1996).

Ecology: Terricolous or corticolous; growing sun-exposed, partially shaded, or fully shaded.

Thallus: Crustose, squamulose; lobes ascending or horizontal; branches loosely aggregated or clustered; separate thallus parts 2-5 mm long; .4-8 mm wide. Primary Thallus: Persistent. Secondary Thallus: Present, arising from center of the primary thallus, of determinate growth; stipe 7-30 mm high, lime green, homogeneously coloured or mottled (where ecorticate), corticate (at least at base) or not corticate (from most of podetia), with intact wall. Thallus Outline: Margin dissected. Upper Surface: Areolated (at least at base), lime green (greenish yellow (105) to pale yellow-green (121)); not sorediate. Lower Surface: White or brown (at point of attachment).

Lower Cortex: Absent.

Ascocarps: Forming along the margin of scyphi, moderately abundant, .5-5 mm in diam.. Disk: Plane to weakly convex; brown (greyish- to light brown, or light orange (61-57, 53)).

Conidiomata: Formed on margins of scyphi.

Secondary Metabolites: Barbatic acid (Stenroos (1989) says it is an accessory), usnic acid, and hopane-6a,22-diol, of the following substance class(es): ß-orcinol depsides.

Spot Tests: Upper surface: K – (negative), C –, + deep yellow, or + orange, PD –.

(report generated 15.Nov.2007)

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