Observation 102259: Aspicilia “angelica” ined.

When: 2011-09-28

Collection location: Castro Crest, Malibu Creek State Park, Los Angeles Co., California, USA [Click for map]

34.0812° -118.7524° 637m

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

Notes:
HABITAT oldgrowth chaparral and conglomerate outcrops at top of high transverse ridge; SUBSTRATE north face of conglomerate cliff; ASPECT shaded; NOTES pustulate dull grayish hydrophyllic crust, K+y-r with norstictic acid crystals present in K, algae not Trentepohlia.

Kerry Knudsen says A. aff. simoensis belongs in A. angelica, but it’s not published yet.

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Thallus, at 10x, stacked.
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Thallus, at 30x, stacked.
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Thallus, at 30x, stacked.

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