Observation 49280: Lecidea atrobrunnea (Ram. ex Lam. & DC.) Schaer.

When: 2010-07-22

Collection location: Ionian Basin, Kings Canyon National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

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 18:27:51 WAT (+0100)

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.

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