Observation 102885: Rinodina pacifica Sheard
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 very rugose dull dark gray-brown thallus, K- C- KC-, black sunken apothecia, epihymenium dark brown lightening in K POL-, cortex brown and thin POL-, algae and medulla faintly and finely POL+ not clearing in K, hypothecium forming a hidden “stipe” hyaline POL-; SPORES 8 per ascus, ellipsoid, textured?, brown in age, septate, angular very early on and remaining so, retaining apical thickenings even in oldest spores, becoming constricted when overmature, ~20 × 10 µm.

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Thallus, at 30x, stacked.
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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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