Observation 21736: Melanelia stygia (L.) Essl.

When: 2009-05-31

Collection location: Edgewood Blue, Wells Gray region, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

Notes:
On upper surface of large basalt boulder by trail. The pseudocyphellae and narrow, dark, shiny, overlapping lobes are diagnostic. Apparently this species rarely produces apothecia or asexual fruiting bodies of any sort?

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pseudocyphellae are obvious here
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underside

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