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Adelolecia kolaensis (Nyl.) Hertel & Rambold

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Rambold G. (94-08-23). Data set reviewer(s): Kainz C. (00-05-31); to be published after submission; 94-08-23.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Adelolecia. Lecanoraceae Körb. (1855).

Taxonomic Literature: Hertel H. & Rambold G. in Knoph J.-G., Schrüfer K. & Sipman H.J.M., Biblioth. Lichenol. 57: 211-230 (1995);.

Biogeography: Continent: Asia-Temperate, Europe, and Northern America.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; lignicolous or corticolous; substrate non-calciferous or calciferous.

Thallus: Crustose, not subdivided (in corticolous specimens) parts, rimose or areolate (primarily areolate); separate thallus parts thin (0.1 - 0.3 mm). Thallus Outline: Soon disappearing. Upper Surface: White (sometimes with pale brownish tinge caused by epiphytic algae; dirty) or lemon (citrine), glossy (shiny), smooth.

Medulla: Iodine reaction in Lugol's solution negative.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Soon sessile, strongly constricted at the base, .2-.4-.6 mm in diam.. Margin: Indistinct to distinct (poorly). Disk: Plane to strongly convex (rarely subglobular), black (when dry) or olive (occasionally when wet), epruinose. Parathecium (proper excipulum): White. Epithecium: Apical cells distinctly swollen, green (rarely), hyaline (sometimes (locally)), or turquoise. Hymenium: White or pale green. Hypothecium: White, grey-green, or pale aeruginose.

Ascospores: Oblong-obtuse, allantoid (sometimes), or oval, (6.5)-8.4-11-14.2-(18) µm long, (2.5)-3.3-3.7-4.9-(6.3) µm wide; septa absent or present; wall thin (0.4 µm), not ornamented (0.4 µm).

Conidia: 4-6.5-9 µm long.

Secondary Metabolites: 2,5,7-trichloro-3-O-methylnorlichexanthone, atranorin (sometimes), or isoarthothelin (= 2,5,7-trichloronorlichexanthone) (traces of), of the following substance class(es): orcinol depsides or xanthones.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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