Observation 19064: Heterodermia hypoleuca (Ach.) Trevisan
When: 2009-02-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Location: 35°13’21.51"N, 85°57’3.86"W, el. 572 m, Rutledge Point Trail.

Substrate: Growing on a small tree trunk, 2 m above the ground.

Habitat: Oak-dominated, eastern deciduous woodland at the rim of the western escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau.

Chemistry: cortex C-, K-; medulla C-, K+ yellow, KC-

References:
Lendemer, 2009, A synopsis of the lichen genus Heterodermia (Physciaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) in eastern North America, Opuscula Philolichenum 6: 1-36
McCune, 2003, Heterodermia in the Pacific Northwest

Common name: cupped fringe lichen

Species Lists

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38089
38090
apothecia, 10x
38091
apothecial rim, 12.5x
38092
apothecial rim, 16x
38093
lobes, 16x
38094
thallus, 10x
38095
lobules, 32x
38096
undersurface with marginal setae and squarrose rhizines, 40x
38097
undersurface with marginal setae and squarrose rhizines, about 32x
38098
undersurface, 40x
38099
undersurface “white, webby (without a cortex),” (Brodo, p.338), 63x

Proposed Names

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, p.338

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Rhizines
By: Gary Perlmutter (gbperlmutter)
2009-03-05 17:23:29 PST (-0800)

Beautiful images of the rhizines.

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