Observation 44408: Heterodermia neglecta Lendemer, R.C. Harris & E. Tripp

When: 2010-04-13

Collection location: Cabin Cove, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

Distinctive species with ecorticate white underside with orange pigment confined to spots near lobe tips. Pigment is an anthroquinone (K+ deep wine red, see photo).

Found on big fallen red maple on steep mesic hardwood slope around 3750’.


close-up of soralia
orange pigment on underside
orange pigment on underside with K+r test

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Used references: Lendemer 2009
Based on chemical features: K+r orange spots confined to near lobe tips (underneath)

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