Collection location: Sewanee, Franklin Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]
Locality: 35°12’47.92"N, 85°55’20.20"W, el. 586 m. Woodlands.
Substrate and habitat: Growing on a branch of scarlet oak, Quercus coccinea, brought to the ground by recent rain storms, in a park-like residential area bordering oak-dominated eastern deciduous woodland at the western rim of the Cumberland Plateau.
Chemistry (This differs from the chemistry mentioned in Brodo, 2001, p.499):
Cortex: C-, K-, KC-, Pd-
Medulla: C-, K+ yellow, KC+ reddish orange immediately, then fading; Pd+ bright deep yellow
Voucher specimen: United States, Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Woodlands. 07 Feb 2010. Chris Parrish 0046, det. James C. Lendemer (NY).
Common name: perforated ruffle lichen
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