Observation 95291: Placopsis lambii Hertel & V. Wirth
When: 2012-05-22
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: sorediate, with brown cephalodia

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Beautiful specimen!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-05-22 14:52:51 CDT (-0400)

This is the only crustose genus in North America (I think?) with cephalodia. (It primarily has green algae, but contains cyanobacteria in the brownish blobs sitting on the surface.)

Created: 2012-05-22 13:15:36 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2012-05-22 14:51:25 CDT (-0400)
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