Observation 81597: Lichen P. Micheli

When: 2011-11-06

Collection location: Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve, Solano Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

No specimen available

Growing on a mossy rock with a layer of soil, in a dark crevice. Growing on the same rock as obs – 81596. I have a piece of the specimen for additional work when I have time.



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Spot tests would be helpful
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-11-06 22:16:21 PST (-0800)

K test under the squamules would really show the brownish reaction if it is C. chlorophaea group. But usnic acid will only be in the green cortex, so that’s where you want to do the KC test.

Created: 2011-11-06 20:53:42 PST (-0800)
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