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Remarks (internal):Diploschistes scruposus, the other species of this genus known from South Korea and reported here as new record, differs in having urceolate ascomata, while ascomata in D. actinostomus are perithecioid. Diploschistes diploschistoides (Vain.) G. Salisb., a related species with perithecioid ascomata, differs in longer (30-52 µm), amyloid spores. For further descriptions see Mangold et al. (2009). 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Diploschistes actinostomus (Pers. ex Ach.) Zahlbr., Hedwigia 31: 34, 1892 Fig. 1E
? Verrucaria actinostoma Pers. ex Ach., Lich. univ.: 288, 1810
Thallus saxicolous, thick, glossy, smooth, rimoseareolate, whitish-gray, epruinose. Photobiont trebouxioid. Apothecia numerous, conspicuous, solitary, perithecioid. Pores small, rounded, black. Spores broadly ellipsoid, brown, non-amyloid, 16-22 x 10-12 µm, with 4-6 transverse septa and 1-3 longitudinal septa.
Chemistry - Spot test reactions: thallus K-, C+ red, KC-, P-. Secondary metabolites: lecanoric acid (major) and gyrophoric acid (minor).
Ecology & distribution - The collections were found growing over noncalcareous rocks at 200-300 m. Cosmopolitan (Rivas Plata et al. 2010).


 
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