Observation 34907: Pseudocyphellaria anthraspis (Ach.) H. Magn.

When: 2010-03-18

Collection location: Bon Tempe Reservoir, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

A quick scan of the web yielded no obvious match.
Hoping for a ID from one of MO’s Lichen specialists.
These were growing on mossy bark of an old still standing tree. Area has Live oak, Doug fir, madrone and some pine.


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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-03-18 18:17:43 PDT (-0700)

Excellent specimen and photo. You can really see the little raised dots on the underside on the second photo — that’s what distinguishes this genus from other cyanolichens like Lobaria and Sticta.

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