Observation 116076: Xanthoparmelia (Vain.) Hale

Substrate: pebble.

Habitat: arid shrubbe steppe <50m from ocean.

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I did pack NaOH and C…
By: nastassja (Nastassja Noell)
2012-11-09 05:09:51 CST (-0500)

:) …2 different species?! Good eye Jason! When I get a chance… chem tests, :) Wonder why few have soredia in the north…

By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-11-08 03:00:25 CST (-0500)

Check it out image 280413 has eroding soralia! That’s so cool. So few Xanthoparmelia have soredia in the north. There’s also at least one specimen with isidia on this rock, too, and maybe even one with neither. Whee! You packed your KOH and bleach, right??

so small…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-11-07 23:17:48 CST (-0500)

and covered in so much life.

nice capture.

Created: 2012-11-07 22:29:41 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2012-11-08 02:58:04 CST (-0500)
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