Observation 59999: Lecanora thysanophora Harris

When: 2010-11-29

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

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

on smooth bark of trunk of Acer rubrum by stream in moist, dark, forested north-running ravine around 3000’


characteristic beautiful fibrous prothallus at 10x
characteristic beautiful fibrous prothallus at 30x
P+ pale yellow test due to atranorin

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Used references: Preliminary keys to sterile crustose lichens of North America by James Lendemer
Based on chemical features: K+y, C-, KC+y, P+y, UV+ dull yellow

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