Observation 86365: Acarospora glaucocarpa (Ach.) Körber
When: 2011-08-03
(52.0° 117.0° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Locality: Maligne Lake, 52°43’19.67"N, 117°38’11.07"W, el. 1685 m

Substrate and habitat: Growing on an exposed boulder on a steep, mossy bank a few meters above the shore of Maligne Lake, in wet spruce-fir forest.

Acarospora glaucocarpa is reported on riverside rocks at the Jonas Rock Slide, Sunwapta River Valley, Jasper National Park (John, 1989, p.108).

References:
Elizabeth A. John, The Saxicolous Lichen Flora of Jonas Rockslide, Jasper National Park, Alberta, The Bryologist, Vol. 92, No. 1 (Spring, 1989), pp. 105-111.
Sharnoff’s Acarospora glaucocarpa gallery
Stridvall’s Acarospora glaucocarpa gallery

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habitat – the lichen was growing on the large rock in the center of the picture (photo by Judy Parrish)
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habitat (photo by Judy Parrish)
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habitat (photo by Judy Parrish)
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habitat (photo by Judy Parrish)

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, Lichens of North America, p.147

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