Observation 174397: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2014-08-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This was growing on the bark of Umbellularia californica. I have only seen this growing on Umbellularia californica, but it seems wide spread in Santa Cruz.

Previous observation: http://mushroomobserver.org/132638?q=26xWc

Images

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Lichen at 40X magnification.
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Lichen at 40X magnification.
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Lichen at 40X magnification.
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Lichen at 40X magnification.
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Lichen at 100X magnification.
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Lichen at 100X magnification.
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Lichen at 100X magnification.

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Tao
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I wonder if this is a Pyrenula sp.
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-08-17 17:28:11 MST (-0700)

Unfortunately, if it has perithecia (or any reproductive organs whatsoever!) I can’t make them out in these photos. :(

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