Observation 87085: Caloplaca citrina group



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Recognized by sight: on bare rock, supposedly Caloplaca?
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Recognized by sight: dark orange color, leprose thallus

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KOH will confirm
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-01-29 11:09:59 NZDT (+1300)

Only Caloplaca has orange leprose species with strong K+ wine/red reaction. Although, be careful not to confuse the weaker K+ reddish reaction of calycin in Candelariella spp., some of which can also be leprose. But those are distinctly yellow (and UV+ yellow), not this color.

Created: 2012-01-29 10:42:30 NZDT (+1300)
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