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Vulpicida tubulosus (Schaer.) 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: Europe.

Ecology: Corticolous; substrate calciferous. Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Juniperus spp.

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

Ascocarps: Forming all across the thallus surface or close to the margin, not the thallus centre, sparse or moderately abundant. Margin: Smooth.

Ascospores: 5-6 µm long, 5 µm wide.

Conidiomata: Immersed; formed on projections, lateral (along the margin of thallus parts) or apical.

Conidia: Sublageniform.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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