When: 2009-01-23

Collection location: State St. Cemetery, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:26 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘First St. Cemetary, Athens, Ohio, USA’ to ‘First St. Cemetery, Athens, Ohio, USA’

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Recognized by sight
70% (1)
Recognized by sight: Small, orange, completely foliose thallus with narrow, sorediate lobes.
Used references: McCune, B. Xanthoria and Xanthomendoza in the Pacific Northwest. http://oregonstate.edu/~mccuneb/Xanthoria.pdf
[updated: 26 July 2006]
Lindblom, L. 1997. The genus Xanthoria (Fr.) Th. Fr. in North America. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 83:75-172.
Lindblom, L. 2004. Xanthomendoza. Pages 561-566 in Nash, T. H. et al., Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region. Volume II. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe.
Lindblom, L. 2006. Xanthomendoza galericulata, a new sorediate lichen species, with notes on similar species in North America. Bryologist 109:1-8.
Søchting, U., I. Kärnefelt & S. Kondratyuk. 2002. Revision of Xanthomendoza (Teloschistaceae, Lecanorales) based on morphology, anatomy, secondary metabolites and molecular data. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 30-32: 225-240.
There are some nice photos in ‘Lichens of North America’ (Brodo et al. 2001; see Xanthoria fallax, Xanthoria fulva, and Xanthoria ulophyllodes, all of which are now in ‘Xanthomendoza’).

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