Observation 269955: Acarospora A. Massal.

When: 2017-02-13

Collection location: Round Valley Regional Preserve, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Pgrunow

No specimen available

Notes:
Dark acarospora in photo

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31% (2)
Recognized by sight: Extremely dark brown acarospora in picture. Identification proposal based mostly on range and substrate. Hard to find dark acarospora listed as being in range here.
Used references: California Lichens
63% (3)
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Okay fair enough
By: Pgrunow
2017-02-15 18:31:41 CST (-0600)

That is helpful to know

Acarospora isn’t well-collected
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-02-15 12:25:11 CST (-0600)

I’ll bet there are several dark brown Acarospora in the area, just all been lumped into A. elevata because the taxonomy has been so unclear.