Observation 194679: Psorotichia A. Massal.

When: 2014-06-03

Collection location: Lodi Marsh State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

Specimen available

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Recognized by sight
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Used references: Jim Bennett, ID approximate
Based on microscopic features: Spores 18×10, ellipsoid, hyaline, 8/ascus, guttate, 1-septate (weakly), one end larger – poor developed spores; thallus absent; exciple very thick, black; apothecia 1-2?

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Not what you think…
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-12-25 15:54:03 CST (-0600)

I was examining this sandstone rock for what looks like Verrucaria – like black stuff, when I found these black apothecia scattered about. I have no idea what it might be, although Sarcogyne crossed my mind (but they usually are more “open”)

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