Collection location: Sewanee, Franklin Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]
35°13’49.26"N, 85°57’47.14"W, el. 575 m. Dotson Point Trail.
35°12’38.36"N, 85°54’0.40"W, el. 587 m. Beckwith’s Point Trail.
Substrate: Growing on tree trunks near a small stream (numerous specimens), and even on mineral soil within a few mm of a tree trunk with other specimens (one instance) (Dotson Point Trail); and growing on bark near the base of a large oak, probably Quercus prinus (Beckwith’s Point Trail).
Habitat: Oak-dominated eastern deciduous hardwood forest at the edge of the western escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau.
Spot tests: C-, K-
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-01-31: 35454-35455
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-02-06: 36140-36149
Dotson Point Trail, 2009-03-15: 39353, 42446-42451
Beckwith’s Point Trail, 2008-12-12: 38677
Beckwith’s Point Trail, 2009-03-08: 38708-38709, 38731-38740
Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Beckwith’s Point Trail, 08 Mar 2009, Chris Parrish 0001, det. Gary Perlmutter (NCU)
Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Dotson Point Trail, 15 Mar 2009, Chris Parrish 0010, det. Gary Perlmutter (NCU)
Esslinger, Theodore L., A synopsis of the North American species of
Anaptychia (Physciaceae). The Bryologist 110(4), pp. 788–797. 2007.
Common name: shaggy-fringe lichen
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