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Vulpicida canadensis (Räsänen) Mattsson & M. J. Lai

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Mattsson J.-E. (96-03-05). Data set to be published after submission; 96-03-05.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Vulpicida. Parmeliaceae Zenker (1827).

Biogeography: Continent: Northern America.

Ecology: Lignicolous or corticolous. Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Pinus contorta, Pinus ponderosa, and Pseudotsuga menziesii.

Thallus: Foliose, lobed. Thallus Size and Differentiation: Apex curved upwards. Upper Surface: Yellow; not sorediate.

Ascocarps: Forming all across the thallus surface, sparse or abundant. Margin: Crenulate.

Ascospores: 5-7 µm long, 4-5 µm wide.

Conidiomata: Immersed; formed lateral (along the margin of thallus parts).

Conidia: Ellipsoid.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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