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Notes:
Squamulose lichen, on Calocedrus bark, with Hypocenomyces sierrae.
THALLUS: light gray, scales scalloped, around 0.5 mm wide, somewhat raised showing soredia, coarsely sorediate below tips, K+ deep yellow, KC-
ALGAE: algal layer thick, POL+ white granules/crystals abundant throughout
APOTHECIA: black, lecideine; rim prominant, smooth, black, shiny; disc flat, black, epruinose, to 1 mm wide; epihymenium dark brown; hymenium clear; hypothecium dark brown; POL-, couldn’t find any asci

Less common but similar to Hypocenomyce scalaris: smaller, lighter, grayer squamules, with different chemistry: K+ deep yellow (thamnolic acid?) instead of C+ red (gyrophoric acid?).

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