When: 2017-02-15

Collection location: Monterey Co., California, USA [Click for map]

35.8234°N 120.296°W 450m [Click for map]

Who: J-Dar

Specimen available

On wood fence boards in a semi-arid grassland setting.

Thallus greenish, continuous. Apothecia black, epruinose, convex. Hymenium hyalline, not inspersed. Hypothecium dark reddish-brown. Epihymenium brown.

Spores 8/ascus, 1-septate, becoming brown, ellipsoid, not constricted. 16.7×7.2, 16.3×6.7, 14.9×6.9, 17.9×8.2µm.


Apothecium section at 100x in water

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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-06-22 05:31:15 PDT (-0700)

Thallus is way too well-developed. But I agree, this is the best name I know for things like this, too.

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