Observation 47944: Lecanora muralis (Schreber) Rabenh.
When: 2010-05-20
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: on exposed sandy soil

I thought this was Squamarina lentigera but in the end was forced to conclude that they were simply unusual terricolous specimens of L. muralis (which was growing quite abundantly on nearby sandstone outcrops). (Note the jagged / interrupted algal layer under the apothecia in the microscopic photos — this is typical for L. muralis but not Squamarina.)

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Used references: Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Nash et al.

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