Observation 87174: Buellia stillingiana J. Steiner
When: 2012-01-29
No herbarium specimen

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Totally plausible
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-01-29 17:57:39 PST (-0800)

B. stillingiana is very common. But there are many look-alikes, e.g. B. curtisii which is distinguishable only by spore size, I believe. The “black button” crusts are particularly hard to ID confidently without microscopy.

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