Observation 49280: Lecidea atrobrunnea (Ram. ex Lam. & DC.) Schaer.
When: 2010-07-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing near Black Giant peak on metamorphic rock in full sun. 3,650m elevation.

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gorgeous specimen!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-07-28 13:27:51 AST (-0400)

The Lecidea atrobrunnea group is unmistakable: shiny, well-developed, chocolate-brown, crustose thallus, and inset black apothecia. Unfortunately, there are several related species, and we’d need chemical and/or microscopic details to distinguish them.

Created: 2010-07-28 09:49:14 AST (-0400)
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