podetium

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po·de·ti·um

 (pə-dē′shē-əm, -shəm)
n. pl. po·de·ti·a (-shē-ə, -shə)
A stalklike outgrowth of the thallus of certain lichens, bearing the apothecium.

[New Latin, from Greek pous, pod-, foot; see -pod.]
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Noun1.podetium - an organ or body resembling a stalk; especially the outgrowth of the thallus of certain lichens on which the ascocarp is borne
seta - stalk of a moss capsule
plant process, enation - a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
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Thallus shrub-like or scale-like, of ascending squamules; fruiting bodies, if present, on simple to slightly branched podetia; podetia resembling resembling cups, or pointed or blunt clubs I--FRUTICOSE LICHENS 2.
The brownish tinged, farinose sorediate podetia with small incurved cups and UV+ thallus (squamatic acid) are diagnostic.
Thallus scale-like, of ascending squamules; fruiting bodies, if present, red, on simple to slightly branched podetia; podetia resembling pointed or blunt clubs CLADONIA 2.