Observation 102809: Acarospora socialis H. Magn.
When: 2011-09-28
(34.0821° -118.7521° 608m)
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 light yellow scattered small convex smooth areoles, light brown small flush apothecia 1 per areole, cortex K- C- KC- UV+yellow 350nm, medulla K- C- KC- UV+ice? 350nm, epihymenium brown thick POL+, hymenium hyaline POL-, cortex very thick golden-brown at margin POL+, algae irregular and thick POL-, some POL+ crystals under apothecia; SPORES ?.

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Huge scattered shaded patch.
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Fertile thallus, at 10x, stacked.
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Fertile thallus, 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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