Observation 109654: Usnea lapponica Vainio
When: 2012-06-13
(47.3911° 117.6058° 690m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: 07-13.06.2012-TNWR

Isidia appears lacking. Large Soralia. Papillae esp. on thicker branches.

Chemistry: K-, C-, KC-/slight yellow bleed, CK-/slight yellow bleed.

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Used references: Goward “Lichens of British Columbia” (the other close second ia this key is U. substerilis)
Based on microscopic features: K-, C-, KC-/slight yellow bleed, CK-/slight yellow bleed.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Totally agree
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-09-14 16:12:54 COT (-0500)

Text book example of the large eroded soralia, can even almost see the cortical “flaps” lining some of them. I think the other related species all have at least some isidia in mature soralia.

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