Observation 129992: Scutellinia barlae (Boud.) Maire

When: 2013-03-09

Collection location: Lourinhã, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Growing on soil in a cliff over the sea.

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By: zaca
2013-03-09 09:55:12 PST (-0800)

It seems that a green alga is on the outside of the cups. As one can see in the photos there is also a cyanobacteria, the dark bubbles, which I think to be Nostoc, that is common here.
I think that Darv is right, this can belong to other genus beyond Scutellinia.

Is that algae?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-03-09 08:30:10 PST (-0800)

on the outside of the cup.

Other genera
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-03-09 08:25:35 PST (-0800)

Also resembles Lamprospora & Octospora.

Created: 2013-03-09 07:53:36 PST (-0800)
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