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Phaeophyscia squarrosa Kashiw.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Moberg R. (95-01-25). Data set to be published after submission; 95-01-25.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Phaeophyscia. Physciaceae Zahlbr. (1898).

Taxonomic Literature: Moberg R., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 76: 173-181 (1994); Moberg R., Nord. J. Bot. 15: 319-335 [331-333] (1995).

Biogeography: Continent: Asia-Temperate and Northern America.

Ecology: Corticolous.

Thallus: Foliose, lobed; separate thallus parts 2 mm wide. Thallus Size and Differentiation: 40 cm in diameter; apex distinctly broader than average; curved upwards. Thallus Outline: Margin concolorous the thallus centre. Upper Surface: Brown, rough; eciliate; without hairs; not isidate; lobulate. Lower Surface: Yellow or brown, firmly attached attached; rhizines moderately abundant, without projections.

Lower Cortex: Paraplectenchymatous, of anticlinal hyphae.

Ascocarps: Moderately abundant, 2 mm in diam.. Margin: Smooth.

Ascospores: Physcia-type or Pachysporaria-type, (19)-22-27-(32) µm long, (9)-10-12-(14) µm wide.

Conidiomata: Sparse or strongly abundant.

Secondary Metabolites: Hopane-6a,22-diol.

(report generated 13.Nov.2007)

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