Observation 103581: Verrucaria viridula (Schrader) Ach.

When: 2012-01-18

Collection location: Bluff Cove, Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Co., California, USA [Click for map]

33.7939° -118.4063° 23m

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

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HABITAT chaparral on sea cliffs in small west-facing cove; SUBSTRATE mossy outcrop in chaparral gully; ASPECT partly shaded; NOTES rimose-areolate greenish-brownish crust, perithecia buried in middle of areoles with black tip protruding a bit, involucrellum at top only and flaring away from exciple, exciple thick and hyaline, thin hyaline cortex above outer portions of involucrellum; SPORES ellipsoid to subglobose, hyaline, simple, textured inside without any bubbles, 25-30 × 15-20 µm.


At 30x, stacked.

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