Observation 105750: Arthonia elegans (Ach.) Almq.
When: 2012-08-08
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Steps in the key of the British Flora leading to the proposed name:

Not Lichenicolous;
Ascospores 2- or more septate;
Apothecial sections K+ purple, violet or magenta;
Ascospores (12-)14-19 × 4.5-7 µm; apothecia mostly linear to stellate (average dimensions of the ascospores observed: Me = 15.8 × 5.1 µm ; Qe = 3.1 (N=13));
—> Arthonia elegans.

Proposed Names

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Used references: Smith et al., The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland, The British Lichen Society, 2009.
Based on microscopic features
Based on chemical features: C-, K-, KC+ pale yellow.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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