Observation 45562: Icmadophila ericetorum (L.) Zahlbr.
When: 2009-11-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Just wanted to include this to show the relation between Icmadophila and Dibaeis, both growing on the same mountain in this case: the former boreal, the latter tropical.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:12 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Mt Leconte, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Tennessee, USA’ to ‘Mount Leconte, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA

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faulty coordinates
By: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)
2010-05-23 18:20:37 PDT (-0700)

I clicked on that New Mexico record, and it’s actually from Oregon … faulty coordinates. CNALH needs a better system for correcting locality data. A number of CNALH records from Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains NP have their red pins stuck into W TN somewhere … surely a problem with coordinates rather than with the records themselves. I sent an email to try to correct those ones, but the errors persist.

wow!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-05-22 20:06:50 PDT (-0700)

There’s one in southern New Mexico??

locality map
By: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)
2010-05-22 18:08:31 PDT (-0700)

Here’s the CNALH interactive locality map for Icmadophila ericetorum

boreal
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-05-22 09:28:39 PDT (-0700)

I believe this is supposed to be a boreal species, so you might well have it. I know it’s common in wet regions of BC, at least.

Gorgeous!
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-05-20 11:05:47 PDT (-0700)

Pale green lichen with pale pink apothecia. Wish we had that species this far north.

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