Observation 65953: Usnea lapponica Vainio (Site ID) (Usnea perplexans)

Common on doug firs on north side. Pendant, papillose, not constricted, dark base, no fibrils but well branched, not red, broad excavate soralia with soredia and surrounded by loose flaps of cortex.

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secondary branches with abundant large soralia at 10x
soralia at 30x
clearly excavate soralia at 30x
soralia at 30x

Proposed Names

87% (1)
Used references: Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. III, 2007 (treatment by Clerc)
Based on chemical features: medulla K- and C-

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Created: 2011-04-22 20:50:54 CDT (-0400)
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