Observation 76538: Solenopsora candicans (Dickson) J. Steiner

When: 2011-09-17

Collection location: Planalto das Cezaredas, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Here are some features of this specimen:
- Thallus thick, white, very pruinose with big central areolas and radiate marginal lobes;
- Apothecia frequent of lecanorine type with dark brown discs, some plane but mostly convex;
- Hymenium hialine, I+ blue (weak); epihymenium and hypothecium brown;
- Asci cylindrical, 8-spored;
- Spores small, colorless or light color;
- Chemical reaction negative, although the KC reaction could be interpret as weak yellow.

I saw the photos in the references but no description of the species Solenopsora candicans. It seems very similar.


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