Porina austroatlantica

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Ostropales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Ostropomycetidae
Ordo: Ostropales

Familia: Porinaceae
Genus: Porina
Species: Porina

NameEdit

Porina austroatlantica P.M. McCarthy & Fryday, 2009


Mycobank #515577.

Diagnosis: Thallus epilithicus, interne rimosus vel areolatus, albidus vel pallidoviridis, 30–50–(60) μm crassus, cortice paraplectenchymatico. Perithecia plerumque convexa vel hemisphaerica, (0.25)–0.33–(0.46) mm diametro. Involucrellum 50–70 μm crassum, extra nigrofuscum vel nigrum, intra comparate pallidum. Centrum 0.18–0.26 mm diametro. Asci 120–138 × 7–9 μm. Ascosporae 3-septatae, (19)–22.0–(27) × (4)–4.8–(6) μm. Conidia 2–3–(3.5) × 0.5–0.7 μm.

Type: FALKLAND ISLANDS. East Falkland, Stanley, Mullet Creek, stream below fiord, UTM Grid 21F VC 3270, alt. 100–150 ft [c. 30–45 m, on quartzitic rock], 30.i.1968, H.A. Imshaug 41472 & R.C. Harris [collected by Harris] (MSC, holotype).

Etymology: The epithet “austroatlantica” alludes to the type locality, the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean.

ReferencesEdit

  • McCarthy, P.M. and Fryday, A.M. (2009) A new saxicolous species of Porina (Ostropales; Porinaceae) from the Falkland Islands. Opuscula Philolichenum 7: 187–190.   **[RLL List # 217 / Rec.# 31229] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (Complete article) (Page 189, Plate 1. Drawings of Porina austroatlantica: Fig. 1, habit; Fig. 2, sectioned perithecium and thallus; Fig. 3, ascospores)

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