Observation 321179: Buellia De Not.

Notes:
on metamorphic rock on ground; south facing serpentine slope with scattered dwared Pinus ponderosa and mostly dead Arctostaphylos

thallus dispersed areolate, no hypothallus/prothallus; areoles almost squamulose, pale grayish, K+ norstictic crystals; medulla I+v below; apothecia erumpent, briefly with thalline veil, soon adnate to sessile, black, rim persistent and well-developed, epruinose, to ~0.7-0.8mm; epihymenium dark brown; hymenium clear, ~50-60um; hypothecium dark brown; exciple dispersa-type, K/HCl+ greenish above, POL+ in outer half, K+ norstictic crystals; spores 8 per ascus, buellia-type, weakly constricted when (over)mature, ~12-13×5-6um; conidia oblong-ellipsoid, ~3-5×1-1.5um

Images

20180325-52-66.jpg
20180325-52-19.jpg
at 20x, stacked
20180325-52-20.jpg
at 40x, stacked

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
API = Application Programming Interface
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2018-06-29 06:17:43 CEST (+0200)

It lets people write little scripts on their computer to automate posting of observations, among other things. These days, actually, it gives access to virtually all the basic database functions on MO, both read- and write-access.

Someone was having trouble with a mobile app they’d written, and I was worried it might have had something to do with the switch to https I did over the weekend. I realized I hadn’t actually tested the API at all since the change.

Fortunately just need to make API requests to https://…; instead of http://…; and all is good.

In principle my own script almost permits me to automate uploading all my thousands of observations… only very few have photos these days, and it requires constant attention to deal with screwy names, etc. So in practice I’m too lazy to actually do it!

Fortunately, for the CALS fieldtrips earlier this year, I took lots of photos while studying my specimens. So I should probably post them some day.

API?
By: J-Dar
2018-06-29 05:56:32 CEST (+0200)
Needed to test the API a bit more thoroughly!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2018-06-29 05:51:22 CEST (+0200)

But re: this Buellia – I struggled a lot with this specimen. Maybe it’s a strange form of B. spuria. Or B. stellulata? Klammath Mountains is definitely not my area of expertise!

All that info and
By: J-Dar
2018-06-29 05:20:55 CEST (+0200)

still just a “could be”? :)

Good to see you posting!

Created: 2018-06-29 02:09:33 CEST (+0200)
Last modified: 2018-06-29 06:17:43 CEST (+0200)
Viewed: 65 times, last viewed: 2019-07-26 01:57:23 CEST (+0200)
Show Log