Observation 100606: Pertusaria DC.

When: 2011-06-24

Collection location: Roan Mountain State Park, Carter Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

36.159° -82.0922° 1062m

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

HABITAT open hardwood forest on low knob; SUBSTRATE Acer bark; ASPECT partly sunny; NOTES thin yellowish-green continuous smooth crust, scattered low rounded warts with one apothecium each or merging with several others, ostiole deep and black; CORTEX K-, C+o in places, UV+y weak; MEDULLA K+y-r bright with nortstictic crystals present; ASCOCARP epihymenium colorless to opaque, K-; SPORES 2 per ascus, huge, thin smooth outer wall, thick inner wall with weak radiating texture.

(collected with S. Beeching, M. Hodges)


Thallus, at 30x, stacked.

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