Observation 48220: Physcia adscendens (Fr.) H. Olivier

When: 2010-07-03

Collection location: Parque de Monsanto, Lisboa, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Notes:
Here are some distinguishing features: Lobe-tips raised revealing creamy-yellowish soredia (visible magnifying the photos); Lobes with long marginal black cilia.

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I wonder…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-07-06 18:09:30 PDT (-0700)

Physcia adscendens should have conspicuously helmet-shaped or inflated-looking tips. I wonder if you have something like P. tenella instead? You mention yellowish colored soredia, too, something which I’ve not noticed in P. adscendens.

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