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Cladina rangiferina (L.) Nyl. ssp. rangiferina

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Brodo I. & Ahti T. (96-12-10). Data set to be published after submission; 96-12-10.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Cladonia. Cladoniaceae Zenker (1827).

Ecology: Growing sun-exposed; under conditions which are dry (usually in moss in forested habitats or on slopes).

Thallus: Crustose; branches densely aggregated or caespitose. Primary Thallus: Evanescent. Secondary Thallus: Present, of indeterminate growth; stipe 50-120 mm high, .8-1.8 mm wide, grey (to yellowish white), mottled or tainted brown, with intact or perforated wall, 20 µm thick. Upper Surface: Verruculose, byssoid.

Ascocarps: Forming apical at the tip of branches or stipes, moderately abundant. Disk: Plane to strongly convex; brown.

Conidiomata: Formed on podetia.

Pycnidia: With hyaline ostiolar gel.

Secondary Metabolites: Atranorin (at least in traces), fumarprotocetraric acid (with Cph-2, plus other unidentified compounds), and protocetraric acid.

Spot Tests: Upper surface: K + bright yellow (citrine, lemon), PD + red.

(report generated 15.Nov.2007)

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