Observation 103912: Leptogium cyanescens (Rabenh.) Körber
When: 2012-07-29
( 1700m)
No herbarium specimen

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You’re right, it was Eduardo
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-10 15:45:11 CDT (-0400)

observation 100004 … looks a lot like yours.

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-08-10 15:36:23 CDT (-0400)

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)
2012-08-10 01:25:30 CDT (-0400)

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 21:47:52 CDT (-0400)
By: zaca
2012-08-05 11:48:01 CDT (-0400)

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.

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