Observation 106062: Pertusaria amara (Ach.) Nyl.
When: 2012-08-06
Herbarium specimen reported

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It disappears quickly
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-08-20 20:17:01 COT (-0500)

But it’s not as deep as in Xanthoria – I think lavender might be the word to describe it, but I’m not a master of the names when it comes to colors.

Yes, that’s my experience with KC test in this species, too
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-20 03:11:22 COT (-0500)

And it’s a distinctive purple, not the wine-red “purple” you get with Xanthoria for example. Almost a lavender or something like that instead, right?

Tastes bitter
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-08-19 22:35:31 COT (-0500)

KC+ displays purple color really briefly if I manage to put tiny amont of C on top of K. If I put entire drop, I guess it floods it and I can’t really see any changes.

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