Observation 216996: Placidium A. Massal.
When: 2015-09-26
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A pair of lichens grew on a small piece of soil and dust over calcareous rock placed in the intertidal zone; the rock becoming half submersed at the higher level of the sea (see the photo of the habitat).

This observation refers to the partner of the yellowish lichen in the photos, the one with brown squamulas (see observation 216995).


Microscopy: Section and corresponding details;
Microscopy: Section and corresponding details;
Microscopy: Asci and spores.

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Microscopy added; Placidium confirmed.
By: zaca
2015-09-28 14:17:30 EDT (-0400)

Only one of the perithecia had two asci inside. Thus, only a few spores were observed with average dimensions of 11 × 5 um.

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