When: 2017-03-27

Collection location: Cambria, California, USA [Click for map]

35.5247°N 121.0613°W 206m [Click for map]

Who: J-Dar

Specimen available

On bark of Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) in a coastal grassland setting.

Thallus white, crustose, continuous, K+Y, C-, KC+Y. Apothecia epruinose, plane to convex, with a hyaline hymenium inspersed with oil drops and dark hypothecium and epihymenium.

Spores 8 per ascus, muriform, brown, with hyaline apices. Spores large, but variable, 35-56 × 15.2-17.5µm.


K test on left, KC on right
40x in water
100x in water
400x in K

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