Observation 11096: Polysporina simplex (Davies) Vězda

When: 2008-06-08

Collection location: Plateau above Echo Cliffs, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

crust lichen, on exposed sandstone
THALLUS: endolithic
APOTHECIA: (0.22)0.36+/-0.09(0.73) mm wide (N=30), black, gyrose, rough, epihymenium carbonized and black, hymenium red-brown to light golden brown, hypothecium opaque, paraphyses very thin and hyaline, all K- or faint golden
SPORES: many many per ascus, clear, simple, smooth, oblong, (3.4)4.0+/-0.5(5.1) x (1.4)1.7+/-0.2(2.2) µm (Q=(1.7)2.2+/-0.3(3.0)) (N=28)


magnification 10x
magnification 30x
spores in water at 1000x

Proposed Names

87% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Nash’s Sonoran Flora
Based on microscopic features

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2008-09-14 07:16:31 CEST (+0200)
Last modified: 2008-09-14 07:16:31 CEST (+0200)
Viewed: 48 times, last viewed: 2017-06-16 18:29:39 CEST (+0200)