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Gelatinopsis Rambold & Triebel (1990)

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Triebel D. Data set reviewer(s): Scholz P. (06-12-22) and Triebel D. (98-01-01; 01-12-19;); revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: genus. Number of known taxa within this rank: 10. Gelatinopsis. Synonyms: Gelatinopsis Rambold & Triebel (1990) - nom. nov. pro Micropyxis Seeler (1943) nom. illeg.; Leotiaceae Corda (1842); Leotiales.

Type Information: Type: Gelatinopsis geoglossi (Ellis & Everh.) Rambold & Triebel.

Taxonomic Literature: Aptroot A., Candousseau F. & Verkley G.J.M., Nova Hedwigia 64: 155-160 (1997); Baral H.-O. & Marson G., Micologia 2000: 23-46 (2001); Carter A. & Malloch D.V., Mycologia 74: 346-348 (1982); Ertz D. & Diederich P., Lichenologist 38: 515-518 (2006); Etayo J., Paz-Bermudez G. & Diederich P., Lichenologist 33(6): 473-476 (2001);
Rambold G. & Triebel D., Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 46: 375-389 (1990).

Biogeography: Checklist records: Austria, Germany, Great Britain, and United States and Canada (continental).

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenicolous or fungicolous; terricolous, lignicolous, or corticolous; substrate non-calciferous.

Lichen Photobionts: Primary photobiont absent. Secondary photobiont absent.

Thallus: Indistinct.

Medulla: Iodine reaction in Lugol's solution negative; not different with or without KOH pre-treatment (euamyloid).

Reproduction Strategy: Only known as sterile, asexually reproducing form or with sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Apothecioid, orbicular or irregular, not emerging, becoming adnate to soon sessile. Margin: Indistinct to distinct; external filaments absent. Exciple: Olive, yellow, or brown. Periphyses: Absent. Epithecium: Apical cells olive, yellow, or brown. Hymenium: Iodine reaction: Lugol’s negative, not hemiamyloid. Interascal Hyphae: Present, scarcely branched, not or scarcely anastomosed. Hypothecium: White, olive, yellow, brownish yellow, or brown (middle to dark).

Asci: Tholus not thickened or thickened, not amyloid; dehiscence unitunicate; exoascus not amyloid, not hemiamyloid.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, globose, ellipsoid, broadly ellipsoid, ovoid, oblong-obtuse, oblong, cylindrical, clavate, or curved, 4-18 µm long, 1.5-7 µm wide, obtuse or aciculate; septa absent or present; transversally septate, 0-3-transversally septate; wall thin, not thickened at the septum, hyaline, in Lugol's Solution negative, wall not ornamented.

Conidiomata: Absent resp. not observed or present.

Conidia: Ellipsoid or curved (allantoid); microconidial.

Secondary Metabolites: Not detected.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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