Observation 103160: Aspicilia pacifica Owe-Larss & A. Nordin (2007)
When: 2011-10-19
(34.1917° -118.9998° 157m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: HABITAT non-calcareous rock outcrop; SUBSTRATE rock; ASPECT sunny; NOTES tan rimose crust, cortex K- C- KC- UV-, medulla K+y-o/r C- KC- UV-, conidia 12-13 × 1 µm, apothecia abundant in slightly raised concolorous areoles, disk black with sparse white pruina, epihymenium green-brown POL- turning brown in K, hymenium hyaline POL-, medulla POL+ clearing in K, paraphyes with 4-6 cells swollen; SPORES 22 × 15 µm or more.

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Thallus, at 10×.
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Thallus, at 30×.
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Thallus, at 30x, showing K+y-o/r reaction of medulla.
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Pycnidial section, in water, at 400×.
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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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