Observation 55468: Alectoria sarmentosa ( Ach.) Ach.

When: 2010-10-13

Collection location: Edgewood Blue, Wells Gray region, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

Notes:
on twigs in mesic mixed forest

Photos show collections of Alectoria sarmentosa and Ramalina thrausta side-by-side for comparison. Note greener coloration and smoother appearance of Alectoria; more straw-colored and “clotted” appearance of Ramalina.

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secondary branches close-up
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black spots on secondary branches (pycnidia?)
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pseudocyphellae on secondary branch
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darkened branch tip
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pseudocyphellae on main branch
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Comparison of three outwardly-similar species of beard lichens from similar habitat.

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