Observation 47915: Hypotrachyna afrorevoluta (Krog & Swinscow) Krog & Swinscow

When: 2010-05-04

Collection location: Cabin Cove, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

There are several species of Hypotrachyna with gyrophoric acid, including:

H. revoluta — no pustules
H. showmanii — maculate tips
H. oostingii — pustules subterminal
H. “spumosa” — medulla yellowish
H. afrorevoluta — medulla white, pustules marginal, not maculate, revolute, in mountains/piedmont


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Used references: Key to pustulate species of Hypotrachyna in eastern US in Hypotrachyna showmanii paper by Lendemer & Harris, 2006.
Based on chemical features: C+pink medulla

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