Notes: Endolithic crust, on granite.
APOTHECIA: scattered, dark orangish-red, tiny, (0.18)0.36+/-0.08(0.55) mm (N=28), lecanorine; disc some are orange pruinose, flat to weakly convex; rim prominant but thin, lighter; epihymenium dark red, POL+ bright orange, K+ wine red; hymenium clear; hypothecium clear; paraphyses final 1-2 cells expanded, often branched near tips
SPORE: 8 per ascus, elliptical to oblong, clear, polarilocular, (11)13+/-1(16) x (2.2)3.5+/-0.9(5.0) µm (Q=(2.7)4.0+/-0.8(5.3)) (N=14), septum (1.6)2.3+/-0.3(2.7) µm (N=12)
This is the only dark (red instead of orange) endolithic species that grows on acidic rocks (e.g., granite).
|User’s votes are weighted by their contribution to the site (log10 contribution). In addition, the user who created the observation gets an extra vote.|
|I’d Call It That||3.0||11.36||2||(nathan,jason)|
sum(score * weight) /
(total weight + 1)
Created: 2008-10-19 23:46:17 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2008-10-19 23:46:17 PDT (-0700)
Viewed: 57 times, last viewed: 2016-10-25 18:50:15 PDT (-0700)