Observation 102876: Lecanora gangaleoides Nyl.
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 thick whitish verrucose thallus, K+y C- KC-? UV- 350-375nm, black lecanorine apothecia scattered, thick uneven smooth prominant rims, black disk, epihymenium bright green POL- fading a bit in K, hymenium hyaline POL-, cortex opaque POL+ clearing in K, algae and amphithecium POL+ clearing mostly in K and K+y weak, amphithecium with very large POL+ insoluble crystals, cortex 30-40 µm even thickness; SPORES 8 per ascus, hyaline, simple, smooth, elipsoid, 14-15 × 7-8 µm, oil bubbles.

Images

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Huge perfect shaded patch.
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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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Apothecial section, in K, at 100×.
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Apothecial section, in K, at 100x, cross-polarized.

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