Observation 104264: Mycobilimbia sabuletorum (Schreber) Hafellner
When: 2011-08-23
Herbarium specimen reported

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By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-06-25 21:01:02 CDT (-0400)
What a mess
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-08-10 14:57:44 CDT (-0400)

Perhaps they should play a lottery or a game of pocker, agreeing in advance that the winner will get to name the thing permanently, and the loosers will accept it :-)

Taxonomic nightmare
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-10 01:37:05 CDT (-0400)

This species has been placed in Bacidia, Bilimbia, Mycobilimbia, and Myxobilimbia, and lichenologists can’t agree which is best. Strictly speaking, there are at least a few other (unrelated?) look-alike species. Brodo mentions some under Bacidia sabuletorum, including Mycobilimbia tetramera.

MO said the name was deprecated,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-08-08 02:04:20 CDT (-0400)

but didn’t offer anything in exchange

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