Observation 19943: Sticta caulescens De Not.
When: 2009-01-07
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing among lush bryophytes on steep slope above waterfall in Valdivian rainforest along Carretera Austral heading south up to Queulat Pass.

Identifying characteristics: gray-brown, caulescent (i.e. tree-like with a single point of attachment raising the thallus above surrounding mosses), apotheciate, not sorediate or isidiate.

Sticta caulescens is the only caulescent species in the area with apothecia instead of isidia.

Two herbarium specimens available:
20090102.18 — Chiloe
20090107.10 — Queulat

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(The isidiate one in the background on the right is Sticta hypochra.)
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(This specimen was found in location 497.)

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Used references: Southern South America Sticta (Galloway 1994)

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