Observation 53941: Parmelia sulcata Taylor
When: 2010-05-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Identification: A Parmelia with powdery soredia developing along eroding laminal and marginal cracks in the upper cortex and with a mix of simple and squarrose rhizines

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Used references: Hinds and Hinds, 2007, pp.335-340; McCune and Geiser, 2009, pp.220-225

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Squarrose rhizines…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-09-28 20:32:18 EDT (-0400)

…can get lost on the lichen-in-hand, too! I’ve searched for minutes without finding any sometimes. Depends on the habitat it’s growing in, I think. CA coast Parmelia sulcata typically are quite squarrose, though. Not so much inland.

thanks for the rhizine heads-up Jason…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-09-28 19:44:38 EDT (-0400)

those small details can easily get lost in multiple photos.

Last photo is nice shot of squarrose rhizines!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-09-28 17:23:31 EDT (-0400)

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