Observation 106392: Bryoria Brodo & D. Hawksw.
When: 2012-06-13
(47.4054° 116.4256° 703m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Notes: 6/13/12 Coll. #6A

Substrate: P. ponderosa, ~20 years old; height 6ft from ground.

Thallus: pendant, long (this specimen to 22cm), tan-brown,

Branches: branches thicker (to 1mm) more coarse than other Bryoria collected a refuge. Branches strongly faveolate, some pitted. There are some short perpindicular spinules scattered about main branches and large mid stream branches.

Soredia: none seen, but one thing that looks like it could have been a soredia found, with developed branches radiating from around it (see 2nd drawing).

Pseudocyphellae: not really, maybe…

Chemistry: all tests negative.

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“tortuosa” … “tortured look”
By: nastassja (Nastassja Noell)
2012-08-22 22:45:31 MSK (+0400)

ah, so thats how it got its name! … and just to see if its a totured soul or not, I had to taste it to check level of vulpinic acid… kinda sweet, not bitter, so closer to B. fremontii… :)

Looks like a perfect example of the old B. tortuosa
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-22 09:31:30 MSK (+0400)

May it rest in peace. Now within B. fremontii. Thick main branches, yellowish coloration, negative spot tests, tortured look. Not that I’m an expert…

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