Observation 166357: Sphaerophorus tuckermanii Räsänen
When: 2014-06-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Common lichen growing on growing Western hemlock and Noble fir in this region. Brown stems.

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Used references: Brodo, Lichens of North America. Brownish stems.

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Point of taxonomy
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-06-01 20:35:28 PDT (-0700)

Most of what used to be called S. globosus (e.g., in Brodo et al 2001, Lichens of North America) is now segregated into S. tuckermanii. S. globosus is mostly an arctic thing (I think!) See Wedin et al 2009.

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