Observation 103145: Lepraria texta K. Knudsen, Elix & Lendemer
When: 2011-10-19
(34.1898° -118.9934° 371m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: HABITAT non-calcareous rock outcrop; SUBSTRATE rock; ASPECT shaded; NOTES lobed, pale green granular soredia over white fluffy medulla, medulla K+y C- KC+gold UV- 350nm UV+y 375nm.

Lecanora brodoana has same chemistry but “distinct white prothallus”; Lepraria texta also has correct chemistry but is nonlobed and thinner with no medulla.

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Thallus margin, at 30×.

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