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Bryonora pruinosa (Th. Fr.) Holt.-Hartw.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled and standard item. Data set author(s): Kainz C. (02-06-12). Data set not revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Bryonora. Lecanoraceae Körb. (1855); Lecanorales.

Type Information: Basionym: Lecanora castanea Hepp. var. pruinosa Th. Fr. 1860.

Taxonomic Literature: Poelt J. & Obermayer W., Nova Hedwigia 53(1-2): 1-26 [13] (1991).

Biogeography: Continent: Northern America (Greenland).

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; substrate non-calciferous.

Thallus: Indistinct or crustose, granular; separate thallus parts thin. Upper Surface: Brown or white.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Apothecioid, forming independently from the host thallus or mycelium, up to 3.5 mm in diam.. Disk: Strongly excavate (first) to plane, pruinose.

Ascospores: Oval, 15-19-(23) µm long, 4.5-5.5 µm wide.

Secondary Metabolites: Usnic acid.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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