lichen display

Related literature on Pilophorus acicularis
habitat: wet conifer forest, Other lichen in the same habitat

Characteristics of Pilophorus acicularis (Ach.) Th. Fr.

  • Soredia:
  • Lobules: no
  • Isidia: no
  • Podetia: pseudopodetia
  • Reproductive Body: apothecium black
  • Body Type: fruticose
  • Unstratified: no
  • Life Form: erect
  • Hollow lobes: no
  • Central cord: no
  • Lobe shape: not applicable
  • Rhizines:
  • Cilia margin: no
  • Simple perforate: no
  • Cyphellae: no
  • Pseudocyphellae: no
  • Lobe Color, inside: white
  • Lobe Color, underneath:
  • Surface Color: grayish-green
  • Surface texture: granular
  • Wrinkles:
  • Cephalodia: yes external pockets
  • Papillae: no
  • Fibrilles on Branches: no
  • Spore type: non-septate
  • Spore size (um):
  • Lobe Width:
  • Lobe Range Width:
  • Medullar C Reaction:
  • Medullar K Reaction:
  • Medullar KC Reaction:
  • Medullar P Reaction:
  • Areolate: cracked surface on substrate
  • Algae: both bluegreen and green
  • Iodine Test:
  • Cortex C: negative
  • Cortex K: positive yellow
  • Cortex P: positive yellow
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School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University
Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University