Observation 106361: Caloplaca Th. Fr.
When: 2012-08-13
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Very similar to Caloplaca scopularis but pruinose.

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Fair enough
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-23 08:24:47 NZST (+1200)

Yeah, I don’t understand any of these placodioid species yet. You’ve got great material to learn from. I’m so jealous.

I don´t think so.
By: zaca
2012-08-23 07:49:15 NZST (+1200)

According to Irish lichens : in C. saxicola the “Convex lobes are short, pruiniose, splayed and often down-turned at tips”, which is not the case. In this specmen the pruinosity is restricted to the center of thallus. Maybe, as you mentioned in a previous comment, there is a different understanding of C. saxicola in the two continents, America and Europe.

What about C. saxicola?
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-22 11:47:06 NZST (+1200)

I’m thinking of the apothecia starting out immersed so close to the lobe tips. It can be pruinose, right?

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