Observation 178242: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2013-01-23
(-13.17° -72.55° 2500m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: on trunk by trail

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Ha! With that many species, you’d think they’d have all possible variations covered! :)
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-03-28 16:20:29 CDT (-0500)

But the apothecia of Coccocarpia are strange “melted drops of wax” sorta things, often pale. So it’s definitely not out of the question. It’s a crappy photo, with no specimen, anyway, so sure, let’s take it out of the running…

maybe it matches one of the 126-~400 spp.
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-03-28 16:11:12 CDT (-0500)

mentioned in here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24982168

the apothecia are strange. definitely possibly lichenicolous :)

I hadn’t thought of that
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-03-28 15:58:37 CDT (-0500)

It does look a lot like Cora / Dictyonema… But it has apothecia… unless those pale structures are some sort of parasite instead(?) And the lobes are more appressed and much smaller than usual for Cora.

this looks
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-03-28 15:47:32 CDT (-0500)

so much like Dictyonema. how does it differ?

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