When: 2008-01-28

Collection location: Edgewood Blue, Wells Gray region, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

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Mazaedium and stalk, squashed in water, 100×.
Spores in water, 1000×. Apparently the striations are cracks, not growths. Whatever they are, they’re purty.

Proposed Names

87% (1)
Used references: Goward, Trevor. 1999. The Lichens of British Columbia, Part 2.
Based on microscopic features: stalked black mazaedium; spirally-striate, constricted, 1-septate spores; on deciduous twigs

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