Observation 89314: Caloplaca subsoluta (Nyl.) Zahlbr.
When: 2012-03-11
No herbarium specimen

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C.subsoluta is fairly common in Arboretum in Madison.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-09-28 18:28:36 PDT (-0700)

There are other observations that have been made nearby and verified. Doesn’t mean much, I know.

No specimen for this one.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-03-13 20:58:33 PDT (-0700)

It grows in public place, so I can’t get a specimen. All I can say is that Sharnoff photo looks very similar to this one, and the species is found in WI.

I’m guessing this is C. squamosa group
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-03-13 15:22:18 PDT (-0700)

Maybe C. subsoluta? Morphologically, they are supposed to have somewhat scattered squamule-like areoles, I think. Microscopically, they have somewhat conspicuous round cells in the proper exciple.

This is the reddest lichen I’ve ever seen
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-03-13 15:10:36 PDT (-0700)

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