Anisomeridium macrocarpum (Körb.) V. Wirth

Flechtenflora: 531, 1980. Basionym: Acrocordia macrocarpa Körb. - Parerga Lichenol., 4: 347, 1863.
Synonyms: Arthopyrenia macrocarpa (Körb.) Zahlbr.
Distribution: N - Ven.
Description: Thallus crustose, indistinct, not lichenized. Perithecia black, to 0.5 mm across; involucrellum K+ green. Hamathecium of slender, branched and anastomosed, long-celled, stiff pseudoparaphyses; periphyses absent; hymenial gel I-. Asci (4-)8-spored, more or less clavate, K/I-, fissitunicate, the apical dome with an indistinct ocular chamber. Ascospores 1(-3) septate, slightly constricted at septum, hyaline, narrowly ellipsoid, slightly pointed at both ends, 30-47 x 7-10 μm. Photobiont absent. Spot tests: all negative. Chemistry: no lichen substances.
Note: a mainly central European, non-lichenized, saprophytic species also known from northern Spain, found on the trunks of broad-leaved deciduous trees, in woodlands, below the montane belt; certainly very rare in Italy.
Growth form: Fungus
Substrata: bark
Reproductive strategy: mainly sexual

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Alpine belt: absent
Subalpine belt: absent
Oromediterranean belt: absent
Montane belt: absent
Submediterranean belt: extremely rare
Padanian area: absent
Humid submediterranean belt: absent
Humid mediterranean belt: absent
Dry mediterranean belt: absent


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