Observation 34837: Lecanora Ach.

When: 2010-03-15

Collection location: Beech Bottom Campground, Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found growing on Sandstone rock. Coal Shale area. 10 inches.

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Eye3
Recognized by sight: found on rock
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Eye3 Eyes3
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Lecanora?
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-03-15 19:40:07 PDT (-0700)

I’m not familiar with lecanorine crusts on rocks. Rims are too ragged/thin for Ochrolechia, the disks are brown (ruling out things like Rinodina or Tephromela). So it has to be Lecanora, I guess. Maybe Lichens of North America shows some good candidates? I don’t have mine with me.

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