When: 2011-02-21

Collection location: Cheaha State Park, Clay and Cleburne Cos., Alabama, USA [Click for map]

Who: Vitaly Charny (vcharny)

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61% (2)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: laminally isidiate, underside orange near tips (K+r)
Based on chemical features: laminally isidiate, underside orange near tips (K+r)
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight: broad, stubby isidia in the middle of lobes; H. crocea should have them on margins only, I believe, and they should be sort of disintegrating, almost soredioid

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Apparently I saw a specimen of this
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-04-09 23:18:19 CDT (-0400)

and it was orange underneath. Should have trusted Vitaly! I guess it also goes to show that there’s really no way to confidently identify southeastern Heterodermia without at least seeing the underside first…

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