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Diagnostic Description

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THALLUS: gray to white, thin to thick, smooth to verrucose
APOTHECIA: rim thalline and well-developed, occ. with inner excipular ring; disc yellowish to pinkish to orangish, often broad, often pruinose
ASCI: thick-walled, K/I+ dark blue, Pertusaria-like
SPORE: 2-8 per ascus, simple, gen. more than 20 µm long, thick-walled (but thinner than Pertusaria and Varicellaria)

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General Description

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Common Name: Saucer Lichens

Gray, crustose lichens with large beautiful saucer or donut-shaped adnate apothecia.

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Look Alikes

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Pertusaria has thicker spore walls (> one sixth the total width of the spore), often in two layers, and less well-developed apothecial margins (apothecia often immersed in thalline warts).

Lecanora has smaller spores and less well-developed apothecial margins.

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Ochrolechia

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Ochrolechia is a genus of crustose lichens in the family Ochrolechiaceae.[3]

Species

As of April 2021, Species Fungorum accepts 38 species of Ochrolechia:[4]

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Ochrolechia szatalaensis

References

  1. ^ Massalongo, A.B. (1852). Ricerche sull'autonomia dei licheni crostosi (in Italian). p. 30.
  2. ^ "Synonymy: Ochrolechia A. Massal., Ric. auton. lich. crost. (Verona): 30 (1852)". Species Fungorum. Retrieved 28 October 2021.
  3. ^ Wijayawardene, Nalin; Hyde, Kevin; Al-Ani, Laith Khalil Tawfeeq; Somayeh, Dolatabadi; Stadler, Marc; Haelewaters, Danny; et al. (2020). "Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa". Mycosphere. 11: 1060–1456. doi:10.5943/mycosphere/11/1/8.
  4. ^ Species Fungorum. "Ochrolechia". Catalog of Life. Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  5. ^ a b Kukwa, M. (2009). "Ochrolechia aegaea and O. alaskana, two species with gyrophoric and variolaric acids in the cortex". Graphis Scripta. 21 (2): 42–48.
  6. ^ a b c d e Ren, Qiang (2017). "A revision of the lichen genus Ochrolechia in China". The Lichenologist. 49 (1): 67–84. doi:10.1017/S0024282916000529.
  7. ^ a b Spribille, Toby; Fryday, Alan M.; Pérez-Ortega, Sergio; Svensson, Måns; Tønsberg, Tor; Ekman, Stefan; Holien, Håkon; Resl, Philipp; Schneider, Kevin; Stabentheiner, Edith; Thüs, Holger; Vondrák, Jan; Sharman, Lewis (2020). "Lichens and associated fungi from Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska". The Lichenologist. 52 (2): 61–181. doi:10.1017/S0024282920000079.
  8. ^ Ertz, Damien; Fryday, Alan; Schmitt, Imke; Charrier, Maryvonne; Dudek, Magdalena; Kukwa, Martin (2016). "Ochrolechia kerguelensis sp. nov. from the Southern Hemisphere and O. antarctica reinstated from the synonymy of O. parella". Phytotaxa. 280 (2): 129–140. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.280.2.3.
  9. ^ Elix, J.A. (2007). "Further new crustose lichens (Ascomycota) from Australia". Australasian Lichenology. 61: 21–25.
  10. ^ Verseghy, K. (1958). "Studien über die Gattung Ochrolechia II. Neue Flechten". Annales Historico-Natureles Musei Nationalis Hungarici. 50: 75–85.
  11. ^ Jatta, A. (1911). "Lichenes lecti in Tasmania a W. Weymouth". Bolletino della Società Botanica Italiana. 1911: 253–260.
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Ochrolechia: Brief Summary

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Ochrolechia is a genus of crustose lichens in the family Ochrolechiaceae.

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