Observation 316414: Lecanora Ach.

When: 2018-05-12

Collection location: Matinha de Queluz, Sintra, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Growing on a wall made of cement and many pieces of rock, some with big dimensions.
My first impression was that it belongs to Aspicilia. However, the chemistry and soon after the microscopy show that it belongs to Lecanora. Which one?


Chemical reactions;
Microscopy: Apothecial section in water and its KOH reaction (x100);
Microscopy: Hymenium views (x400, in KOH and with the add of phloxine);
Microscopy: Asci (x1000, in phloxine over KOH);
Microscopy: Spores (x1000, in phloxine over KOH).

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