Observation 102886: Rinodina pacifica Sheard

When: 2011-09-28

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

34.0821° -118.7521° 608m

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 very verrucose dark gray-brown thallus, lecanorine apothecia, rims very thick smooth but uneven prominant, disks black matte, epihymenium red-brown POL-, hymenium hyaline POL-, hypothecium hyaline POL-, cortex brownish POL-, medulla full of algae POL+ weak; SPORES 25-30 × 12-13 µm, physconia-type, weakly textured.

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Thallus, 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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