Observation 133194: Pertusaria
When: 2013-04-25
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on rock.

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Thanks, Jason,
By: zaca
2014-02-07 17:48:04 MST (-0700)

for the links. Any help is welcome, especially when one gets lost with a genus having dozens of species and very well represented here.

I don’t know how accurate this would be applied to Portugal…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-02-07 14:26:35 MST (-0700)

but you might check the Pertusaria key in Richard Harris’s More Florida Lichens, Including the 10¢ Tour of Pyrenolichens There are a whole pile of these things that all look the same but have subtly different chemistry. Beware some of the names are out of date. You might double-check against James Lendemer’s Preliminary Keys to the Typically Sterile Crustose Lichens in North America to catch taxonomic corrections.

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