Observation 69010: Caloplaca Th. Fr.

When: 2011-06-08

Collection location: Eldorado National Forest, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

Specimen available

Growing on living black oak (Quercus kelloggii) bark.

Proposed Names

31% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Looks like the other Caloplaca I see all the time.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: again, guess-work, I think microscopy is required to rule out less common look-alikes

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Microscopy is planned
By: Byrain
2011-06-12 15:45:34 CDT (-0400)

They are a bit small though, not sure if I can get a good section without better magnification. I am also a still a bit confused when it comes to orientation, do you happen to know any good lichen microscopy resources?

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