Observation 51246: Lecanora Ach.
When: 2010-08-22
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Another Lecanora sp. with a K+ red reaction (see another specimen with this reaction in MO51245). For the rest it is very similar to many that I have encountered recently.

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K reaction
By: zaca
2010-08-24 14:17:49 CDT (-0400)

Thanks, Jason, for trying to help me.

K reaction
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-08-24 13:53:19 CDT (-0400)

Bizarre. I thought it looked “off”. I have no idea what lichen substance would cause this reaction. Only things I know that turn directly red in K are pigments, yet this thing is white. I would love to know what this is.

K reaction
By: zaca
2010-08-24 13:49:14 CDT (-0400)

I didn’t see any yellow color during the reaction.

K reaction
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-08-24 13:44:45 CDT (-0400)

Did it start out yellow, then turn slowly orange then red?

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