Observation 87740: Leptogium (Ach.) Gray
When: 2012-02-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing around the base of a Surinam Cherry branch

Proposed Names

21% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
26% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: steel-gray thin ~shiny thallus, laminal apothecia with isidiate margins
Used references: Hawaiian flora, vol. I (1943)
56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: See Richard’s comment: probably safest to leave species off until we can get better confirmation

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I agree with Jason
By: Richard Droker (wanderflechten)
2012-02-14 14:51:54 MST (-0700)

I agree with Jason, although I might leave it as Leptogium species

I don’t see any craters underneath
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-02-14 12:15:28 MST (-0700)

This looks more like Leptogium to me. Not a species I’m familiar with, though, with those neat isidiate/phyllidiate apothecial margins. Except for that, I might call it L. azureum.

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