Observation 58293: Hypotrachyna (Vainio) Hale
When: 2010-11-06
No herbarium specimen

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just a guess
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-11-09 12:03:12 CST (-0500)

My (provincial) understanding of Hypotrachyna is that it has occasionally-forked rhizines (I see at least five in image 119359) and often has pustulate soredia (in the same photo you can see the surface of a few lobe-tips on the right side of the photo eroding/bursting upward). Brodo also mentions the broadly-rounded axils between lobes (nicely visible in same photo). (He calls the genus the “loop lichens” because of this feature.)

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