Observation 163250: Heterodermia Trevisan
When: 2014-03-15
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Upper surface ivory white, or light colored at places; lobes small and palmately branched; lip-shaped soralia on recurved apices of lobes; black rhizines. The observation of the underside (not done) will permite to decide for H. obscurata or H. speciosa.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Gorgeous photo
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-04-23 20:30:03 COT (-0500)

It is tempting to speculate before you see the underside: I find that H. speciosa always has conspicuous cilia (easily visible from above) in addition to the white or black rhizines (usually hidden from view). Therefore I vote for H. obscurata if there are no other choices.

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