Observation 103050: Acarospora schleicheri (Ach.) A. Massal.
When: 2011-10-19
(34.1897° -118.9931° 389m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: HABITAT open west-facing slope on western ridge; SUBSTRATE soil; ASPECT sunny; NOTES thallus broad thin contiguous light yellow rough dull heavily white-pruinose, algal layer continuous (wrong), medulla yellow near cortex to white, all K- C- KC- UV+o, apothecia red-brown when wet to black-brown when dry sunken to raised and lecanorine, epihymenium red-brown POL-, cortex green-yellow at surface to hyaline below POL+/-, algae dense and continuous, hypothecium hyaline POL-, medulla POL+y; SPORES many per ascus, hyaline, simple, smooth, oblong to ellipsoid, 4-5 × 3 µm.

Images

242890
20111019-104.jpg
242891
20111019-103.jpg
242892
20111019-193.jpg
Thallus margin, at 30×.
242893
20111019-194.jpg
Thallus interior, at 30×.
242894
20111019-195.jpg
Apothecia, at 30×.
242895
20111019-196.jpg
Apothecial section, in water, at 100×.
242896
20111019-197.jpg
Apothecial section, in water, at 100x, cross-polarized.

Proposed Names

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2012-07-27 02:43:30 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2012-07-27 02:43:35 EDT (-0400)
Viewed: 13 times, last viewed: 2016-06-12 17:49:22 EDT (-0400)
Show Log