When: 2015-06-06

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

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Notes:
Another of the common species of Pertusaria living on bark (mainly of old trees). Some of the thalli were parisited by a lichenicolous fungi (Sphinctrina sp.) to be considered at another observation.

Images

Note that there are two other Pertusaria spp. on the right of this photo, one of which is P. albescens (top).
Thallus of Pertusaria pertusa parasitized by a Sphinctrina spp..
Microscopy: Section;
Microscopy: Spores.

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Microscopy added.
By: zaca
2015-06-08 15:06:31 PDT (-0700)

Spores:
(136.3) 136.9 – 238.4 (238.6) x (53.6) 53.9 – 63.5 (67.7) µm
Q = (2.5) 2.6 – 3.8 (4.1) ; N = 10
Me = 196.1 × 60.1 µm ; Qe = 3.3