Observation 44785: Psora

When: 2010-04-26

Collection location: Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available

on a rock


Copyright © 2010 Johannes Harnisch

Proposed Names

17% (2)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Recognized by sight
27% (1)
Recognized by sight: Brown squamules without pruina but with upturned edges exposing a creamy white undersurface. See MO Observation 50363
Used references: McCune and Rosentretter, 2007, “Biotic Soil Crust Lichens of the Colombia Basin,” pp.78-80

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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Not sure
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-04-26 22:04:31 EDT (-0400)

Ill have to go back, though they were rather strange looking, BTW you would really like it here in the Crowsnest Pass!

Good eye
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-04-26 21:54:58 EDT (-0400)

Don’t see these very often. I’m no good at the species. Does this have apothecia? And if so, what color? Sterile ones might be impossible to ID to species.

Created: 2010-04-26 21:42:17 EDT (-0400)
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