On siliceous rock, north-facing.

Thallus endolithic to somewhat visible, whitish, K-. Apothecia with a persistent white rim, K-, and epruinose pale disk. Paraphyses anastomosing. Hymenium hyaline. Epihymenium reddish-brown, with small crystals POL+ insoluble in K.

Spores 8 per ascus, simple, hyaline, ellipsoid. About 10×5µm.


Proposed Names

76% (2)
Recognized by sight
85% (1)
Used references: Towards a revised generic classification of lecanoroid lichens
(Lecanoraceae, Ascomycota) based on molecular, morphological
and chemical evidence
Xin Zhao1 & Steven D. Leavitt2 & Zun Tian Zhao1 & Lu Lu Zhang1 & Ulf Arup3 &
Martin Grube4 & Sergio Pérez-Ortega5,6 & Christian Printzen7 & Lucyna Śliwa8 &
Ekaphan Kraichak9 & Pradeep K. Divakar 10 & Ana Crespo10 & H. Thorsten Lumbsch2

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Excellent! Perfect specimen
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-07-01 20:16:31 CDT (-0400)

Now you know what that one looks like. Only 1000 more to go. :)

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