Observation 100732: Lecanora subrugosa Nyl.

When: 2011-06-23

Collection location: west of Carvers Gap, Carter Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

36.1° -82.12° 1800m

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

HABITAT high elevation spruce-fir forest on northeast slope; SUBSTRATE Picea bark; ASPECT shaded; NOTES thin greenish lumpy crust, K+y, scattered large substipitate apothecia, margin thick even pale smooth, disk brown (few intact), epihymenium opaque POL+ clearing in K, amphithecium POL+ clearing in K with large POL+ crystals, cortex much thicker at base to 50 µm or more; SPORES 8 per ascus, ellipsoid, large, smooth, hyaline, simple, 15-16 × 8-11 µm

(collected with 2011 ABLS Meeting)


Thallus, at 30x, stacked.

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Recognized by sight
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Based on microscopic features: large, thick-walled spores, coarsely granular epihymenium

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