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Vulpicida tilesii (Ach.) 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: Asia-Temperate, Europe, and Northern America.

Ecology: Substrate calciferous.

Thallus: Crustose or fruticose, subfruticose. Thallus Size and Differentiation: Apex curved upwards. Upper Surface: Yellow, lime green, or orange; not sorediate.

Ascocarps: Forming close to the margin, not the thallus centre, directly at the tip of the thallus parts, sparse. Margin: Smooth.

Ascospores: 4-6 µm long, 5 µm wide.

Conidiomata: Formed on projections, apical.

Conidia: Sublageniform.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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