Observation 21453: Melanelixia subaurifera (Nyl.) Blanco et al.

When: 2009-05-18

Collection location: Seal Cove, 25 km southeast of Gaspé, Quebec, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)

No specimen available

Notes:
Identification: The mix of isidia and soredia on the thallus surface is easily abraded, causing the white medulla to show through, a “field mark” of Melanelixia subaurifera.

Common name: abraded brown-shield

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:45:44 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘25 km SE Gaspé, Quebec, Canada’ to ‘25 km SE Gaspé, Quebec, Canada’

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:41 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘25 km SE Gaspé, Quebec, Canada’ to ‘25 km southeast of Gaspé, Quebec, Canada’

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