Observation 131021: Brigantiaea leucoxantha (Sprengel) R. Sant. & Hafellner

When: 2013-03-30

Collection location: Anna Ruby Falls, Helen, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Rocky Houghtby

No specimen available

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In that area…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2013-03-30 18:14:52 PDT (-0700)

This is probably Brigantiaea not Caloplaca. Pigment is K+ red in both cases, but spores are different. Brigantiaea has muriform spores; Caloplaca 2-celled polarlocular spores (thick septum pushing the locules to the tips).

Created: 2013-03-30 17:11:59 PDT (-0700)
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