Observation 131598: Physcia (Schreb.) Michaux

When: 2013-04-06

Collection location: Matinha de Queluz, Sintra, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Growing on bark. Orbicular thallus, similar to what Physcia tribacioides usually presents but with globose soralia instead of granular soredia.


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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2013-04-12 20:43:51 CDT (-0500)

you see really weird forms of common species. I wonder if this is just a “mutant”?? (See, for example, observation 62697, which J. Lendemer has determined for me as P. undulata, despite the complete lack of soralia and the abundantly warty surface!)

Created: 2013-04-09 15:40:48 CDT (-0500)
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