Observation 87540: Pseudocyphellaria anthraspis (Ach.) H. Magn.

When: 2012-02-03

Collection location: Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve, Solano Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

No specimen available

Notes:
On the trunk of a living oak tree, it was only attached at to the substrate at a few central point.

Images

Underside

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight
92% (2)
Recognized by sight: no soredia / abundantly fertile; raised pimple-like pseudocyphellae underneath

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Avoid Caloplaca, very sensible. :)
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-02-08 13:52:44 CST (-0600)
Thanks
By: Byrain
2012-02-08 05:18:45 CST (-0600)

This place has lots of neat lichens, its going to take quite a bit of work to make sense out of all the Cladonia present (I’m not even thinking about the Caloplaca yet).

No kidding
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-02-08 02:48:56 CST (-0600)

Nice little spot. I would have thought you were too far inland for something like this and that lovely Fuscopannaria. (Great shot of the underside!)

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