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Tephromela siphulodes var. adnata Poelt & Grube

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled. Data set author(s): Kainz C. (00-12-01). Data set to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: variety. Tephromela. Lecanoraceae Körb. (1855).

Taxonomic Literature: Poelt J & Grube M (1993) Nova Hedwigia 57: 1-17.

Biogeography: Continent: Asia-Temperate.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; terricolous.

Thallus: Crustose (more or less), squamulose (more or less).

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Up to 2.2 mm in diam.. Margin: Lecanorine, prominent. Disk: Plane, black (like tar). Epithecium: Apical cells brownish red (internal cap). Hypothecium: White or brownish yellow (in lower parts).

Ascospores: 12-15 µm long, 7-9 µm wide.

Conidia: Cylindrical; 6-8 µm long.

Secondary Metabolites: Alectoronic acid (regularly) and atranorin.

Spot Tests: Upper surface: C –, PD –.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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