When: 2009-02-26

Collection location: Sewanee, Franklin Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Chris Parrish (kitparrish)

No specimen available

Location: 35°13’21.51"N, 85°57’3.86"W, el. 572 m, Rutledge Point Trail.

Substrate: Growing on exposed sandstone rocks at the rim of the escarpment.

Habitat: oak-dominated, eastern deciduous woodland at the rim of the western escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau.

Note: These images spent the last few years tucked away in MO Observation 19070 until Jason noticed that they did not belong there!

Species Lists


Rutledge Point Trail, 03 Mar 2009
Rutledge Point Trail, 03 Mar 2009

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Yes, I’m fairly positive this is Pyxine sorediata
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-01-28 16:57:17 PST (-0800)

You can even see the salmon-colored medulla in a few places. Pyxine has a very distinctive general look about it, doesn’t it?