Observation 160766: Pertusaria hymenea (Ach.) Schaerer
When: 2014-02-22
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: From the same place that observation 160716.

Images

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Microscopy: Apothecial section;
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Microscopy: Asci;
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Microscopy: Spores (Average dimensions: Me = 92.9 × 35.2 um ; Qe = 2.7 (N=26)).

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
86% (1)
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My pleasure!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-04-26 12:46:49 PDT (-0700)
Microscopy added.
By: zaca
2014-04-26 12:02:10 PDT (-0700)

Thanks again, Jason, for calling my attention to this observation.

This is also my feeling,
By: zaca
2014-04-24 15:20:56 PDT (-0700)

but I have to admit my mistakes. The worst is that I find no plausible explanation, for according to my records not picked any Lecanora that day.

Haha, I hate when that happens!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-04-24 15:10:28 PDT (-0700)
Very embarrassing question!
By: zaca
2014-04-24 15:04:12 PDT (-0700)

Yes, it could and it was my first thought about it (more precisely, P. hymenea). But this is a very embarrassing question to me and I´m still trying to find the reason. After that first thought, when coming home I made a quick microscopic observation of something that was a Lecanora, but I didn´t record it because it was just to know if the initial guess was right or not. The question is that now I cannot find the specimen that I saw at that time and repeting the procedure for one of the specimens in the photos (I have samples from the specimens in photos 1 and 2) it clearly shows a Pertusaria sp.. I upload a photo of this quick observation and with some more time I will try to classify it.
My apologies for the mistake, but I can not explain better what happened.

Could this be Pertusaria, too?
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-04-23 20:37:10 PDT (-0700)

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