Observation 113165: Cladonia squamosa (Scop.) Hoffm.

When: 2012-10-06

Collection location: Mata da Margaraça, Arganil, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

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It was my foult,
By: zaca
2012-10-13 19:07:34 EDT (-0400)

I left the batteries inside. Usually I use alcaline batteries, but for some reason I used one that was not, causing the eroding of the material.

Uh oh!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-10-13 18:53:33 EDT (-0400)

I hope I didn’t sell you a lemon! :)

I regret to inform …
By: zaca
2012-10-13 18:40:54 EDT (-0400)

that is not possible to make the UV test. Yesterday was my microscope (again) and today the UV lamp refuses to work. So, I think I’ll take a break.

Great one to test the UV light on
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-10-11 18:43:39 EDT (-0400)

It should have squamatic acid, which is strongly UV+ white or bluish-white (“ice blue”).

Created: 2012-10-11 12:54:28 EDT (-0400)
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