Observation 17552: Anaptychia palmulata (Michaux) Vainio
When: 2009-01-31
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Locations:
35°13’49.26"N, 85°57’47.14"W, el. 575 m. Dotson Point Trail.
35°12’38.36"N, 85°54’0.40"W, el. 587 m. Beckwith’s Point Trail.

Substrate: Growing on tree trunks near a small stream (numerous specimens), and even on mineral soil within a few mm of a tree trunk with other specimens (one instance) (Dotson Point Trail); and growing on bark near the base of a large oak, probably Quercus prinus (Beckwith’s Point Trail).

Habitat: Oak-dominated eastern deciduous hardwood forest at the edge of the western escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau.

Spot tests: C-, K-

Photos:
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-01-31: 35454-35455
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-02-06: 36140-36149
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-03-15: 39353, 42446-42451
Beckwith’s Point Trail, 2008-12-12: 38677
Beckwith’s Point Trail, 2009-03-08: 38708-38709, 38731-38740

Voucher specimens:
Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Beckwith’s Point Trail, 08 Mar 2009, Chris Parrish 0001, det. Gary Perlmutter (NCU)
Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Dotson Point Trail, 15 Mar 2009, Chris Parrish 0010, det. Gary Perlmutter (NCU)

References:
Esslinger, Theodore L., A synopsis of the North American species of
Anaptychia (Physciaceae). The Bryologist 110(4), pp. 788–797. 2007.

Sharnoff Anaptychia palmulata gallery

CNALH images and range map. Click the small map for a larger interactive locality map.

Common name: shaggy-fringe lichen

Species Lists

Images

39353
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-03-15
35454
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-01-31
35455
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-01-31
36140
apothecium, 40x
36141
apothecium, 80x
36142
lobes, 20x
36143
lobes, 32x
36144
lobes, 63x
36145
lobes, 100x
36146
thallus, 7.1x
36147
spot tests: C- (left), K- (right), 16x
36148
underside, 25x
36149
rhizine, 63x
38677
Beckwith’s Point Trail, 2008-12-12, on the trunk of a large oak tree
38708
Beckwith’s Point Trail, 2009-03-08, on the trunk of a large oak tree (same specimen as photo 38677)
38709
Beckwith’s Point Trail, 2009-03-08, on the trunk of the same large oak tree
38731
apothecia, 16x
38732
apothecia, 16x
38733
apothecia, 25x
38734
apothecial margin, 80x
38735
lobes, 20x
38736
lobes, 32x
38737
pseudocyphellae, 32x
38738
thallus, 40x
38739
cortex-free undersurface, 63x
38740
long rhizine, 63x
42446
thallus, lobes, lobules, 7.1x
42447
apothecium, lobules, 12.5x
42448
apothecium, lobules, 25x
42449
pruina, 40x
42450
undersurface of lobes, 25x
42451
texture of undersurface, 80x

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