Observation 99861: Xanthoria (Fr.) Th. Fr.
When: 2012-07-07
Collection location: Peniche, Portugal [Click for map]
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

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Thanks!
By: zaca
2012-07-10 14:14:32 CDT (-0400)

Her contact is easily obtained.

I agree
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-07-10 13:58:17 CDT (-0400)

But yours are not as well-developed as the specimens I’ve seen photos of. You should look up Lindblom and see what she thinks! She’s very friendly. I can get her email address from T. Goward if you’d like.

I didn’t find …
By: zaca
2012-07-10 13:51:50 CDT (-0400)

any species of Xanthoria, which I also believe is the genus of this one, which such irregular and “turgid” or “goitrous” lobes. Relatively to X. aureola the lobes are usually more “strap-like”. Maybe is some extreme form of it.

By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-07-10 02:37:39 CDT (-0400)

Nothing else in British Flora comes close, except maybe X. parietina but it has thin, appressed, broad lobes. The only fruticose or foliose orange lichens K+r are Caloplaca, Xanthoria, Fulgensia, and Teloschistes. We can rule all but Xanthoria out readily. So…

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