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Cladonia subfurcata (Nyl.) Arnold

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).

Taxonomic Literature: Brodo I.M. & Ahti T., Can. J. Bot. 74: 1147-1180 (1996).

Ecology: Terricolous (on ground in heath and in fen); growing sun-exposed.

Thallus: Crustose, squamulose; branches loosely aggregated or clustered. Primary Thallus: Evanescent. Secondary Thallus: Present, of indeterminate growth; stipe 20-35 mm high, .7-1.5 mm wide, olive or brown ((107) to dark brown), mottled (with black areas), corticate (over most of podetia), with longitudinally split or perforated wall. Upper Surface: Smooth (and shiny).

Lower Cortex: Absent.

Ascocarps: Sparse. Disk: Brown.

Secondary Metabolites: Squamatic acid and hopane-6a,22-diol, of the following substance class(es): ß-orcinol depsides.

Spot Tests: Upper surface: K – (negative), C –, PD –.

UV-Fluorescence: Reaction colour: bright bluish white.

(report generated 15.Nov.2007)

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