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Based on microscopic features: Spores simple, 8×3, ellipsoid; hypothecium red-brown, epithecium black/green; esorediate; atypical misshapen apothecia
Based on chemical features: C-

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Thanks, Jim
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2018-03-22 01:34:44 +06 (+0600)

We don’t tend to be very on the ball adopting new taxonomy at MO. I keep making vague plans of writing some script which will incorporate all the many changes from the last three versions of the Esslinger checklist… but other priorities always intervene. I’ll fix this one, at least.

new name
By: Jim Bennett (Lichenman)
2018-03-21 21:24:53 +06 (+0600)

This is now in Xylopsora, but that name does not show up in MO.

And I’m sure you’d be right
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-10-30 08:01:16 +06 (+0600)

99% of the time! :)

I don’t really know – we’ll see what the specimen will show;
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2017-10-30 07:44:10 +06 (+0600)

A.punctata is just my “default” name to assign to anything that’s on wooden railings :-)

Yeah, I wondered about that, too
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-10-30 07:38:23 +06 (+0600)

But surely there would be at least a few soralia visible. Could there be another Amandinea? No, not on the list at least. Out west there are a few others like… I can’t think of any names off the top of my head though! Maybe this is just what A. punctata does there… I’ll mind my own business next time, ha!

By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2017-10-30 07:15:41 +06 (+0600)
Thallus is unusually well-developed
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-10-30 06:46:06 +06 (+0600)

Might be something else.

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