Observation 76665: Umbilicaria mammulata (Ach.) Tuck.

When: 2011-09-19

Collection location: Cherokee, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

35.0° -83.0°

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

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By far the most common Umbilicaria / Lasallia in the southeast
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-09-24 14:36:59 CDT (-0400)

The others are:

U. mammulata – large, dull brown, no apothecia, abundant black rhizines

U. muehlenbergii – with angular black apothecia in broad dimples, shiny, tattered “plates” underneath instead of rhizines

U. caroliniana – very rare, forms crowded colonies, strongly folded and shiny, scattered rhizines

L. papulosa – strongly blistered, pale to brown below, paler than L. pensylvanica, no rhizines

L. pensylvanica – strongly blistered, black below, darker than L, papulosa, no rhizines

Created: 2011-09-19 15:00:02 CDT (-0400)
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