Observation 75117: Leptogium cochleatum (Dicks.) P.M. Jørg. & P. James

When: 2011-08-02

Collection location: Sintra, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Notes:
This specimen matches the short description given in the 2nd reference and its spores are a full match with the photos given in the 1st reference. Thus I’m very confident about the proposed classification as Leptogium cochleatum.
Average dimensions of the spores:
Me = 22.4 × 11.3 µm ; Qe = 2 (N=20).

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Drying material.
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Microscopy – I.
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Microscopy – II.

Proposed Names

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: azoresbioportal, Irish lichens.
Based on microscopic features: See attached photos.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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