Observation 113317: Lichen P. Micheli

When: 2012-10-13

Collection location: Campana, Capira District, Panama Province, Panama [Click for map]

Who: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: red-orange biatorine apothecia on gray continuous crust on bark
Based on chemical features: KOH should create a beautiful blue-violet reaction in the epihymenium under microscope — well worth the effort!

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No sé cual es lo más comun allí
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-10-13 18:52:09 CDT (-0400)

R. haematites o R. russula. Se ve como R. russula para mí, es lo único que yo conozco, pero no signfica mucho! Tal vez son igual sin química.

By: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)
2012-10-13 18:35:26 CDT (-0400)

En esta epoca es muy comun en el area montañosa, 500 – 600 metros de altura, de la Cordillera Central.

Found a good source
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-10-13 17:33:41 CDT (-0400)

According to:

Kalb, K., B. Staiger, J.A. Elix, U. Lange & H.T. Lumbsch. 2008. A new circumscription of the genus Ramboldia (Lecanoraceae, Ascomycota) based on morphological and molecular evidence. Nova Hedwigia 86(1-2): 23-42.

There are three species known from your general area:

Ramboldia haematites on bark K+ yellow turning red P+ yellow norstictic acid pantropical
Ramboldia heterocarpa on rock K+ brownish P+ orange-red fumarprotocetraric acid Central and South America, Africa
Ramboldia russula on bark K+ brownish P+ orange-red fumarprotocetraric acid very widespread

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