Locality: 29°16’1.35"N 103°14’53.15"W, el. 1615 m, Pine Canyon.

Substrate and habitat: Growing on rhyolite boulders in pine-oak woodland in the bottom of a deep canyon on the east side of the Chisos Mountains.

Brodo, Culberson, and Culberson. 2008. Haematomma (Lecanoraceae) in North and Central America, Including The West Indies. The Bryologist 111(3):363-423.
Clifford M. Wetmore. Macrolichens of Big Bend National Park, Texas. The Bryologist, Vol. 79, No. 3 (Autumn, 1976), pp. 296-313

Common name: rock bloodspot

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:04:37 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Pine Canyon, Chisos Mountains, Big Bend NP, Brewster County, Texas, USA’ to ‘Pine Canyon, Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., Texas, USA’

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beautiful detail on this lichen; haematoma indeed.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-01-25 22:30:34 MST (-0700)