Observation 31691: Candelaria fibrosa (Fr.) Müll. Arg.
When: 2010-01-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Locality: 29°16’0.54"N, 103°14’57.21"W, el. 1465-1870 m

Substrate and habitat: on bark in pine-oak woodland at the bottom of a deep canyon on the east side of the Chisos Mountains. The specimen was hydrated by a passing photographer.

Morphology: View the uppermost thallus at the highest resolution to see that a number of apothecial margins bear “minute, rhizine-like fibrils below” (Bruce Ryan notes on Candelaria fibrosa).

Common name: fringed candleflame lichen

Reference:


Sharnoff’s Candelaria fibrosa gallery

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, p.206

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