When: 2017-06-13

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

35.8237°N 120.2814°W 480m [Click for map]

Who: J-Dar

Specimen available

On concrete at an old grain silo.

Thallus areolate, crowded to somewhat dispersed, white, K- Apothecia common, ~0.5-0.8mm, with a puffy white wrinkled rim closing over the disk. Disk pruinose. Hymenium hyaline, I+blue persistent, hypothecium dingy, epihymenium dark with distinct green pigments coming down into hymenium, turning yellow-brown in K. Paraphyses submoniliform, with 1-2 cells swollen.

Asci were all immature but appeared to be less than 8 spored.


Asci in water at 400x
Asci in water with KOH, at 400×. Note yellow-brown epihymenium color
Hymenium I+Blue

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