Notes:
squamulose lichen, on base of Pseudotsuga macrocarpa on scorched bark
THALLUS: olive brown to tan, 0.5-2 mm, roundish, adnate to raised at margin, finely sorediate underneath esp. under margin, no cortex below
MEDULLA: white, cottony, C+r
ALGAE: green, thick and relatively diffuse
APOTHECIA: none

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Used references: Nash’s Sonoran Flora
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Based on chemical features: medulla C+ red

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