Observation 102800: Lecanora gangaleoides Nyl.
When: 2011-09-28
(34.0812° -118.7524° 637m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: HABITAT oldgrowth chaparral and conglomerate outcrops at top of high transverse ridge; SUBSTRATE north face of conglomerate cliff; ASPECT shaded; NOTES pure shiny white crust, K+y C- KC- UV- 350-375nm, abundant round substipitate apothecia, rims smooth even prominant, disks shiny black, epihymenium dark blue-green POL- turning bright green in K, hymenium and subhymenium hyaline POL-, hypothecium finely POL+ clearing in K, amphithecium also with large crystals not clearing in K; SPORES 8 per ascus, ellipsoid, simple, hyaline, smooth, 12-15 × 7-8 µm.

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Prothallus and young apothecia, at 30x, stacked.
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Apothecia, at 30x, stacked.
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Apothecia, at 30×.
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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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Apothecial section, in K, at 100×.
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Apothecial section, in K, at 100x, cross-polarized.

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