Observation 31994: Flavopunctelia praesignis (Nyl.) Hale
When: 2009-12-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Locality: 30°40’20.61"N, 104° 1’52.60"W, el. 1750-2060 m, montane slopes S of McDonald Observatory along Hwy 118

Substrate and habitat: Growing on the bark of piñon pine in an open woodland of piñon, juniper, and oak.

Identification: Flavopunctelia with reddish brown apothecia bearing many white pseudocyphellae

Reference: Bungartz, F., R. Rosentretter, and T. H. Nash III, 2002, Field Guide to Common Epiphytic Macrolichens in Arizona, Arizona State University Lichen Herbarium.

Common name: fruiting speckled greenshield

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, pp.317-319; Bungartz, Rosentreter, Nash, 2002, p.33

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