Observation 10125: Phaeophyscia insignis (Mereschk.) Moberg

When: 2008-08-27

Collection location: Pasadena, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

On a deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara) at northern end of Grand, on shaded bark at the base in spray zone of sprinklers. My photos are terrible, so I’ll spare the community.

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Recognized by sight: gray-green epruinose surface, pale lower surface, laminal soralia
Used references: Nash’s Sonoran Flora
Based on microscopic features: both cortices paraplectenchymatous
Based on chemical features: all parts K-

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