Observation 105137: Aspicilia confusa Owe-Larss & a. Nordin (2007)
When: 2012-08-03
(34.2544° -118.1024° 1470m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: HABITAT open oak-conifer forest at base of very steep rocky north slope; SUBSTRATE granitic boulder in talus; ASPECT mostly open; NOTES crust rimose-areolate gray to slightly tan near margin to strongly convex areolate pale gray in center, K-, apothecia round 1 per areole black raised with raised lecanorine concolorous rim, epihymenium green-brown turning brown in K, paraphyses 4-6 cells swollen, spores 6-8 per ascus 25 × 15 µm, conidia 15-22 µm.

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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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Pycnidia, in water, at 100×.
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Pycnidia, in water, at 400×.
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Spore in water, at 400×.

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