Observation 93309: Lecanora xylophila Hue
When: 2012-04-25
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: on Si rock in salt spray zone – Brodo notes “Found on wood (or on rocks along the northeast coast) very close to the maritime shoreline, such as on logs at the upper edge of the beach.”

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Used references: Brodo, Irwin M., Sharnoff, Sylvia Duran and Sharnoff, Stephen (2001) Lichens of North America; Thomson, J.W. (1997) American Arctic Lichens, 2. The Macrolichens (as L. grantii)
Based on microscopic features: see image of apothecium section; spores average 15×5.5u, hymenium 80u high
Based on chemical features: cortex K+y, apothecium disk moderate K+y

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Nice montage!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-04-26 08:22:06 CST (+0800)

Never thought to do it half-and-half like that. Very clever.

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By: Richard Droker (wanderflechten)
2012-04-26 08:08:17 CST (+0800)

Thanks Jason. Good knowing someone is watching over me.

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