Observation 95651: Melanohalea O. Blanco, A. Crespo, Divakar, Essl., D. Hawksw. & Lumbsch
When: 2012-05-25
46.8954° -120.6319° 750m
Herbarium specimen reported
0 Sequences

Substrate: Growing on trunk and branches of deciduous tree (which I believe is pin cherry), approximately 5 ft above ground.

Habitat: Sagebrush steppe, on border of riparian aspen/cottonwood community.

Description: Undersides brown, tomentose. Upper cortex: lobes 2-5mm; isidia/soredia not seen; upper surface strongly apotheciated + wrinkled. Difficult to find mature specimen. Many have a thallus more than 4-6 cm wide.

Appears to be within the Melanelia, Melanelixia or Melanohalea groups.

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Probably want to check spores again
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-05-29 20:15:12 CEST (+0200)

(Note that Trevor claims M. multispora doesn’t have warts and tends to moist areas, while M. subolivacea often has warts and tends to dry regions.)

Created: 2012-05-28 02:14:45 CEST (+0200)
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