Observation 200132: Phaeographis inusta (Ach.) Müll. Arg.
When: 2014-06-07
Collection location: Sintra, Portugal [Click for map]
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found in the same habitat than Phaeographis lyellii (observation 200090).
The thallus is grey and the lirellas are very narrow, with the disc exposed, crowded and very irregular in shape.
Here are some data from microscopy:
Hymenium tall: ~ 65 – 80 µm
Spores dimensions:
(15.3) 16.1 – 21.9 (25.4) x (5.8) 6 – 7.3 (7.7) µm
Q = (2.2) 2.4 – 3.1 (3.5) ; N = 21
Me = 18.3 × 6.7 µm ; Qe = 2.7
Spores septation: 3, some with less others with up to 5.
All the data are in accordance with the references given.

Images

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510703
Microscopy: Apothecial sections;
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Microscopy: Apothecial sections – close up;
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Microscopy: Asci and spores;
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Microscopy: Asci and spores in Floxine.

Proposed Names

86% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Ref. 1 – British Flora: Smith et al. (eds.); the Lichen of Great Britain and Ireland, The British Lichen Society, 2nd ed., 2009.
Ref. 2 – M.E. López de Silanes and J. Álvarez, The genus Phaeographis Mull. Arg. (Graphidaceae, Ascomycotina) in the Iberian Peninsula, Nova Hedwigia 77 (1-2): 147-160, 2003.
Based on microscopic features

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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