Observation 100419: Usnocetraria oakesiana (Tuck.) M.J. Lai & J.C. Wei

When: 2011-06-03

Collection location: Mount Chapman, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Swain Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

35.6844° -83.2697° 1864m

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

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HABITAT high elevation ridge; SUBSTRATE stump of tiny Picea by trail; ASPECT sunny.

I thought this was particularly yellow, but it has K+ orangish medulla from secalonic acid.

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