Observation 203010: Lepraria finkii (B. de Lesd.) R.C. Harris

When: 2015-04-17

Collection location: Wyalusing State Park, Grant Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

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Dark specks is what attracted my attention to this otherwise “normal” Lepraria.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-04-18 20:54:34 CDT (-0400)

Under microscope, it’s not clear what the dark areas are – maybe dead and dried up soredia? But they alternate with green balls of soredia, creating this pattern.

Created: 2015-04-18 20:43:32 CDT (-0400)
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