Observation 12226: Xanthoparmelia mexicana (Gyelnik) Hale
When: 2008-10-08
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: on north-facing mossy granite, at about 3000’, on lower Big Tujunga Canyon Road just below the Angeles Forest Highway
THALLUS: broad rounded lobes, tightly appressed (nearly impossible to remove with knife), lower surface brown, abundant subglobose to coralloid isidia
MEDULLA: white, K+ yellw to pure blood red within seconds

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Used references: Nash’s Sonoran Flora
Based on chemical features: K+ yellow immediate turning blood-red

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Created: 2008-10-08 23:32:37 PDT (-0700)
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