Observation 11632: Physcia crispa Nyl.

When: 2007-12-10

Collection location: Buttonwood, south Key Largo, Monroe Co., Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

foliose lichen, on smooth hardwood bark near base, in dark moist hammocks
THALLUS: closely appressed, lobes not quite 1 mm wide, finely lobed and cut, smooth, epruinose, smooth white below with scattered minute white simple rhizines, soredia borne along margin but not in discrete soralia
MEDULLA: white

This seems to be just about the only thing that will grow in the depths of the subtropical hammocks on the Keys.

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