Observation 93191: Xanthomendoza S. Kondr. & Kärnefelt

When: 2012-03-12

Collection location: Lane Sring Recreational Area, Phelps Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: MOFunGuy (jrapp)

No specimen available

Found on large boulder in campground in creek bottom. Had quite a few lichen. Could the orange/yellow lichen be Xanthomendoza or something else?

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Thanks Jason!
By: MOFunGuy (jrapp)
2012-04-23 20:39:25 PDT (-0700)
Agree with Xanthomendoza
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-04-23 15:38:35 PDT (-0700)

It seems to be an intermediate between X. fallax and X. weberi(!) It has some obvious but small “birds nest” soralia, yet the lobes look too narrow to be fallax. I’d vote for X. fallax, I guess, but I just don’t know.

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