Observation 10317: Cyphelium tigillare (Ach.) Ach.
When: 2008-06-24
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: crustose lichen, on juniper wood
THALLUS: bright yellow-green, rimose, dull, K-, KC-, C-
APOTHECIA: mazaediate, black, semi-immersed (fully immersed when very young), epruinose, exciple wall brown-black and thick below, spore mass brown-black
SPORES: 2 cell, constricted, essentially smooth, dark brown, 19+/-1 × 12/-0.9 µm (Q=1.5/-0.1) (N=11)

How exciting! A non-stalked calicioid lichen!

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-29% (1)
Used references: Nash’s Sonoran Flora
87% (1)
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Used references: Curtis Björk insists this has immersed apothecia; I defer to his better judgement.

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