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When: 2008-12-08

Collection location: Parque Nacional Huerquehue, Araucanía, Chile [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

Mossy base of trunk of old Nothofagus in deep montane forest.

Characterized by narrow, thick, pale greenish-gray, smooth, loose/ascending lobes; white medulla and pale yellow pseudocyphellae below; brown to pale tomentum covering lower surface; laminal apothecia common; black pycnidia also not uncommon, visible as tiny black dots scattered on upper surface.

Species Lists


pale yellow pseudocyphellae on underside

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Used references: South American Pseudocyphellaria (Galloway 1992)

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