Observation 162344: Aspicilia A.Massal.

When: 2014-03-28

Collection location: Control Rd., Gila Co., Arizona, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Notes:
Gray crustose lichen on rock at about 6000’ elevation in pinyon pine/juniper habitat. Looks like gray paint smeared on the rock—common on Arizona at this elevation.

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I would leave Aspicilia at genus
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-04-24 11:02:30 PDT (-0700)

until you see K test, spores and conidia. It’s such a difficult genus already, let’s not pollute the net with identifications based on pure guesses! I know other people feel differently though…

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