Observation 100619: Pyrrhospora varians (Ach.) R.C. Harris

When: 2011-06-24

Collection location: Roan Mountain State Park, Carter Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

36.159° -82.0922° 1062m

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

HABITAT open hardwood forest on low knob; SUBSTRATE smooth-barked hardwood; ASPECT partly shaded; NOTES thin greenish continuous crust, tiny delicate thin brownish apothecia without rims or with very thin dark edging, K+y, C~o, KC+o strong, UV-

The preceding observation keys out as this same species, but looks totally different, and it’s growing right beside it! But according to James Lendemer, they really are the same thing…

(collected with S. Beeching, M. Hodges)

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