Observation 86410: Porpidia Körb.

When: 2011-07-28

Collection location: Elbow Lake, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada [Click for map]

50.0° 115.0°

Who: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)

No specimen available

Locality: Elbow Lake, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta; 50°38’21.34"N, 115° 0’30.58"W, el. 2098 m

Identification: Porpidia or thereabouts?

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Used references: See comment by Jason. Porpidia seems a more useful name at this point than “lichen.”

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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-01-16 16:03:07 CST (-0500)

I agree it does look like Porpidia, not sure why though! Not sure how to tell from a distance, either.

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