Collection location: Sewanee, Franklin Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]
Location: 35°12’15.59"N, 85°55’13.48"W, el. 589 m, Central campus.
Substrate: Growing on twig of an ornamental bush, 1 m above the ground.
Habitat: Park-like area with lawn and scattered ornamental bushes bordering a parking lot and remnant of eastern deciduous woodland with introduced ornamental trees as well.
cortex C-, K+ yellow
medulla: C+ red, K-, KC+ reddish orange → yellow
Characterization: ruffled lichen with
(1) exceptionally broad and smooth marginal lobes without marginal setae;
(2) thin band of farinose soredia along thallus lobe margins
(3) undersurface broadly white, with well-defined but shallow ridges and veins and few rhizines;
(4) prominently crisped margins
Common name: unwhiskered ruffle lichen
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Created: 2009-03-07 00:09:30 CST (-0600)
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