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Bryonora pulvinar var. microspora Poelt & Obermayer

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled and standard item. Data set author(s): Kainz C. (02-05-21).

Nomenclature: Taxonomic rank: variety. Bryonora. Lecanoraceae Körb. (1855); Lecanorales.

Taxonomic Literature: Poelt J. & Obermayer W., Nova Hedwigia 53(1-2): 1-26 [16] (1991).

Biogeography: Continent: Asia-Temperate.

Thallus: Crustose (podetia-like growth); separate thallus parts thick. Upper Surface: Brown, matt or glossy (shiny), rough (not rarely with deep furrows).

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Apothecioid, forming independently from the host thallus or mycelium (at the ends of the podetia-like structures). Margin: Strongly flexuose, distinct. Disk: Excavate to plane, dark brown. Amphithecial Cortex: Present.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, broadly ellipsoid or ovoid, 12-15 µm long, 5.5-7 µm wide.

Secondary Metabolites: Lobaric acid.

Spot Tests: Medulla: C –.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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