Observation 97546: Punctelia bolliana (Müll. Arg.) Krog
When: 2012-06-03
Herbarium specimen reported

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I have two specimens from you
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-06-20 02:55:35 CDT (-0400)

They are also C-, and they look very similar to this. I’m not sure how to describe it, but this has a distinctive look about it. I can’t begin to explain how two specimens side-by-side can have such different coloration, but the texture and shape is the same.

C-
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-06-16 19:59:50 CDT (-0400)

So I decided it was P.bolliana based on that feature. But I thought at first that this was a thallus consisting of two different species growing into each other. Maybe, instead, it’s two thallii of the same species – one older and one younger?

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