Observation 102235: Lecidea laboriosa
When: 2011-09-28
(34.0803° -118.7473° 635m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: HABITAT oldgrowth chaparral and conglomerate outcrops at top of high transverse ridge; SUBSTRATE north face of conglomerate outcrop on top of ridge; ASPECT shaded; NOTES endolithic, contorted black apothecia with rough texture, thin even glossy black prominant rims, epihymenium black POL- unchanged in K, hymenium and hypothecium hyaline and POL-, hymenium KI+ blue, exciple of radiating hyphae brown toward margin with round dark-brown-capped cells at edge, paraphyses simple but strongly conglutinated at tips even in K; SPORES 8 per ascus, oblong, hyaline, simple, smooth, 10 × 3 µm.

Images

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Large nonpruinose shaded patch.
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Nonpruinose apothecia, at 10x, stacked.
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Nonpruinose apothecia, at 30x, stacked.
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Nonpruinose apothecia, at 30x, stacked.
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Apothecial section, in water, at 100×.
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Apothecial section, in water, at 100x, cross-polarized.

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