Observation 21666: Lecidella Körber
When: 2009-05-28
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Endolithic on limestone, producing only a faint, indistinct whitish stain. All parts K- and C-. The simple, colorless spores, very strongly conglutinated paraphyses, green epihymenium and dark brown hypothecium, with radiating hyphae in the exciple suggest Lecidella.

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This shows the indistinct whitish stain.
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Old, convex apothecia with unapparent margin.
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Young apothecia with distinct margin.
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Apothecial section in KOH at 100×.
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Exciple in KOH at 400×.
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Spore in KOH at 1000×.

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Used references: Various generic keys to crustose lichens.
Based on microscopic features

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