Observation 50238: Rhizocarpon geographicum group
When: 2010-07-06
No herbarium specimen


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:49 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Togwotee Pass, 24 mi E Grand Teton NP, Wyoming, USA’ to ‘Togwotee Pass, 24 mi east of Grand Teton National Park, Teton National Forest, Wyoming, USA

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, pp.632-638
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we have a few
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-08-13 19:04:25 BST (+0100)

I’ve used Cladonia chlorophaea group a few times. The only trick is going to be to agree on an “official” representative. In this case, though, I think it’s pretty unanimously Rhizocarpon geographicum group.

By: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)
2010-08-13 18:55:33 BST (+0100)

groups could be a useful construct, for yellow Rhizocarpon, yellow Acarospora, several groups of Cladonia, …

By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-08-13 18:49:51 BST (+0100)

Too bad there’s no way to assign a species to these things without a spore cut. Should we create a “R. geographicum group” for them? The yellow narrows it down significantly, no reason to throw that info away, right?

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