Observation 99861: Xanthoria (Fr.) Th. Fr.

When: 2012-07-07

Collection location: Peniche, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available


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By: zaca
2012-07-10 18:14:32 UTC (+0000)

Her contact is easily obtained.

I agree
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-07-10 17:58:17 UTC (+0000)

But yours are not as well-developed as the specimens I’ve seen photos of. You should look up Lindblom and see what she thinks! She’s very friendly. I can get her email address from T. Goward if you’d like.

I didn’t find …
By: zaca
2012-07-10 17:51:50 UTC (+0000)

any species of Xanthoria, which I also believe is the genus of this one, which such irregular and “turgid” or “goitrous” lobes. Relatively to X. aureola the lobes are usually more “strap-like”. Maybe is some extreme form of it.

By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-07-10 06:37:39 UTC (+0000)

Nothing else in British Flora comes close, except maybe X. parietina but it has thin, appressed, broad lobes. The only fruticose or foliose orange lichens K+r are Caloplaca, Xanthoria, Fulgensia, and Teloschistes. We can rule all but Xanthoria out readily. So…

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