Observation 103912: Leptogium cyanescens (Rabenh.) Körber

When: 2012-07-29

Collection location: San Vincente, Oaxaca, Mexico [Click for map]


Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

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You’re right, it was Eduardo
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-10 12:45:11 PDT (-0700)

observation 100004 … looks a lot like yours.

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-08-10 12:36:23 PDT (-0700)

This is the first Leptogium I have posted. I took the picture because it was something I had never seen before.

I agree with zaca
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-09 22:25:30 PDT (-0700)

The only other option, really, with smooth under surface is L. arsenei but it, like L. austroamericanum, should be finely wrinkly. L. cyanescens is extraordinarily variable, even for a lichen. Didn’t Alan post another specimen much like this a few months ago?

underside was smooth
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-08-05 18:47:52 PDT (-0700)
By: zaca
2012-08-05 08:48:01 PDT (-0700)

With such broad lobes L. cyanescens is always an hypothesis. If it is slightly tomentose on the underside, which I could not confirm from the photo, than consider L. saturninum. Of course there are other options to consider.

Created: 2012-08-04 20:57:42 PDT (-0700)
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