Observation 118889: Aspicilia cuprea Owe-Larss & A. Nordin (207)

When: 2012-11-28

Collection location: Bear Canyon, San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles Co., California, USA [Click for map]

34.2448° -117.6592° 1601m

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

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SUBSTRATE granite outcrop in mixed forest on north-facing slope of canyon; ASPECT shaded; NOTES thin gray-brown areolate crust, apothecia black and sunken and tiny 1-2 per areole, no pruina, rims concolorous and even with thallus but raised above disk, epihymenium brown to slightly oliveaceous, K+y-r norstictic acid crystals present, paraphyses moniliform with 3-4 cells somewhat to quite swollen (in K), spores 8 per ascus 25-28 × 10-12 µm, conidia 25-30 × 1 µm.

Hard to believe this is the same as the stuff in the next observation…

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