Observation 17384: Xanthomendoza weberi (S. Kondr. & Kärnefelt) L. Lindblom
When: 2009-01-22
No herbarium specimen

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-12% (2)
Recognized by sight
-12% (2)
Used references: probably the same lichen that jason IDed here:
84% (1)
Recognized by sight: Apparently eastern material is weberi: yellower and branching more regularly in dichotomies

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I stand corrected
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2009-08-18 10:25:56 PDT (-0700)

The third photo is superb, this is an excellent example of Xanthoria fulva, you can even see the raised orange pimple-like pycnidia. This would definitely react K+ red (distinguishing it from Candelaria like I thought it was).

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