When: 2014-10-25

Collection location: Serra de São Mamede, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

While revisiting the specimen of observation 121500 I found at the same place a big piece of glass (from a window, I think) where some specimens of Xanthoparmelia developed. This is more or less a perfect sample, because it can be used as a living “wall frame” and it also permits to analyse clearly the underside of the specimen, which is unusual. What species can this be?


Xanthoparmelia on the glass
Xanthoparmelia on the glass (close-up)
The sample and its photo;
Underside of thallus.
Underside of thallus.

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While the infinite …
By: zaca
2014-11-28 16:15:09 EST (-0500)

… is a bit far away to be considered, I should have uploaded photos of the unederside; I do it now!

By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-11-27 12:02:57 EST (-0500)

I love the photo of the specimens in front of their photos. Ha, you could make an infinite regression, too: specimen in front of photo of specimen in front of photo of… ;)