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Definition of the noun Acarospora thelococcoides
What does Acarospora thelococcoides mean as a name of something?
Acarospora thelococcoides is a species of Acarospora.
- synonyms: species Acarospora thelococcoides / Lecanora thelococcoides / species Lecanora thelococcoides
- kingdom: Fungi
- phylum: Ascomycota
- class: Lecanoromycetes
- order: Acarosporales
- family: Acarosporaceae
- genus: Acarospora
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Acarospora thelococcoides is a pruinose verruculose crustose lichen that grows in patches up to 10 cm across that grows on soil, especially soils made from decomposed granite. It grows from San Benito, California to Baja California, and inland to 930 metres. Each roundish areole becomes more pruinose toward the top with has a single round apothecium that is immersed with a dark brown disc, so as to appear like a collection of white rings. This appearance gives it the common name, soil eyes lichen.
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