Observation 107294: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2012-08-15
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

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Yes, but makes Fulgensia look better!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-27 16:13:38 PDT (-0700)
On soil!
By: zaca
2012-08-27 16:00:40 PDT (-0700)

That seems to rule out C. phlogina that grows on bark.

C. phlogina looks promising.
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-27 15:57:38 PDT (-0700)

Is this on bark or rock?

Yes, that’s my thought
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-27 15:55:53 PDT (-0700)

[Sorry, I’m a few comments behind!]

It has a similar texture to Fulgensia, but it looks crustose, so it’s probably not, I guess. Some Fulgensia have septate spores, but the septum is not thickened like in Caloplaca.

Can this be
By: zaca
2012-08-27 15:54:46 PDT (-0700)
The thallus …
By: zaca
2012-08-27 15:51:43 PDT (-0700)

seems to be closer to Fulgensia than to Caloplaca. Other intriguing point concerns the pieces of thallus under and on the margins of apothecia.

Candelariella is K-, so is out.
By: zaca
2012-08-27 15:40:51 PDT (-0700)
Why not Candelariella?
By: zaca
2012-08-27 15:36:15 PDT (-0700)
Deciding between Caloplaca and Fulgensia?
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-27 15:27:36 PDT (-0700)

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