Observation 69022: Fissurina subcontexta (Nyl.) Nyl.

When: 2010-12-19

Collection location: Ocala National Forest, Marion Co., Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

on smooth-barked hardwood



Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: well-developed pale epruinose lirrelae
Used references: Harris’s More Florida Lichens
Based on microscopic features: noncarbonized exciple; spores hyaline, smooth, ellipsoid, 3-septate, lenticular lumina, around 16 × 5 µm
Based on chemical features: K~red (but only due to K dissolving surface of lirellae exposing the orangish exciple), C-, KC-, UV-

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