Observation 216015: Caloplaca Th. Fr.
When: 2015-01-22
(35.3376° -120.076° 672m)
Who: J-Dar
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Bedrock outcrop in juniper scrub habitat. K+ purple. Will follow up with more info next trip out to the site.

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By: J-Dar
2015-09-13 13:31:26 EDT (-0400)

Should have looked at this closer, i had it filed in a Candelariella folder from last January, probably took a guess and stuck it there. It keys to Caloplaca bolacina ok with the scattered convex areoles.

The areolate thallus and …
By: zaca
2015-09-13 12:48:35 EDT (-0400)

the k+ purple reaction suggests more Caloplaca than Candelariella, which is usually K-.

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