Observation 217939: Aspicilia A.Massal.
When: 2015-10-03
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on siliceous rock.

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Microscopy: Apothecial sections, asci and a spore;
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Chemical reactions.
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Microscopy: Asci in lugol;
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Microscopy: Asci in congo red.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Disc black almost slit like with persistent thalline margin, dark olive green epithecium …
Used references: British Flora
Based on microscopic features
Based on chemical features
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Used references: British Flora
Based on microscopic features
Based on chemical features

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Microscopy added.
By: zaca
2015-10-11 03:32:11 PDT (-0700)

I found many immature asci (with dimensions up to 120 × 30 µm) but a single spore (21 × 10.5 µm).

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