Observation 117003: Lichen P. Micheli

When: 2012-11-17

Collection location: Reserva de Vida Silvestre San Pablo de Valdés, Chubut Province, Argentina [Click for map]

-42.6849° -64.2464° 3m

Who: nastassja (Nastassja Noell)

Specimen available

Notes: Substrate: Soil amongst shrubs.

Habitat: Arid. Dunes, about 20m from shore. Underneath shrubs, particularly Chuquicaya avelloneda.

Description: Peltate squamules with black dots – pycnidia?

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Thanks Jason :)
By: nastassja (Nastassja Noell)
2012-11-19 11:53:26 PST (-0800)

hopefully my egg cartons will make it to Bariloche!!!

I agree with your interpretation
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-11-17 00:06:59 PST (-0800)

Squamules with perithecia = Toninia, Placidium, Catapyrenium… yeah, those should be the most likely choices, I think.

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