Observation 48548: Acarospora obpallens (Nyl.) Zahlbr.
When: 2010-07-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: on exposed granitic outcrop in chaparral around 2000’

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apothecial section in water at 100x
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apothecial section in water at 100x, cross-polarized
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thalline margin and spore-filled ascus in water at 400x
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spores in ascus in water at 1000x

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Used references: Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. III. 2007. treatment by K. Knudsen.
Based on microscopic features: many spores per ascus, algal layer thick and continuous, thallus pitted, apothecia heavily pruinose
Based on chemical features: cortex and epihymenium C+r

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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