Observation 198754: Flavopunctelia flaventior (Stirton) Hale

When: 2015-02-14

Collection location: Atascadero, California, USA [Click for map]

35.4514° -120.6437° 280m

Who: J-Dar

No specimen available

On Valley Oak (Quercus lobata) branch.
Thallus yellow green with abundant roundish pseudocyphellae, pale brown below with very sparse rhizines, seeminly white when young turning dark.
Soredia abundant, mostly laminal where it forms at pseudocyphellae breaks in the cortex; possibly some marginal.
Apothecia absent.
Medulla white, C+Red.

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61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Brodo L. of NA, Nash Sonoran Lichens, MO
Based on chemical features: Medulla C+R

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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