Observation 105123: Aspicilia fumosa Owe-Larss. & A. Nordin
When: 2012-08-03
(34.2549° -118.1041° 1543m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: HABITAT shady oak forest on north slope; SUBSTRATE granitic boulder by trail; ASPECT shaded; NOTES crust contiguous rimose areolate dark brownish-gray with flat irregular areoles, K-, apothecia small irregular black several per areole with faint white rim, epihymenium olive-brown turning brown in K, paraphyses 3-4 cells swollen, spores 8 per ascus 20-25 × 12-15 µm, conidia 9-15 µm averaging 12 µm.

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Ugly one.
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Thallus, at 10x, stacked.
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Apothecia, at 30x, stacked.
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Apothecia, at 30x, stacked.
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Apothecial section, in water, at 100×.
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Apothecial section, in water, at 100x, cross-polarized.
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Apothecial section, in K, at 100×.

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