Observation 178792: Pertusaria globularis (Ach.) Tuck.

When: 2013-06-26

Collection location: White Oak Mountain, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

35.6484° -83.0562° 1185m

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

on mossy base of old Quercus rubra

open old hardwood forest on ridge

gray verruculose thick crust, isidia abundant and coarse in parts, warts constricted at base with purplish-brown broad epruinose sunken ostioles, 1-several apothecia per wart, cortex K- C- KC- UV+ dull orange weak 350nm P-, medulla of warts K- C- KC- to KC+ pink/lavender near ostioles UV+ ice weak to strong near ostioles 350nm P-, epihymenium brown K- filled with oil drops which bleed out in K, hymenium hyaline clear, spores 4 per ascus with thick smooth walls ~120×50um

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