LSU : Lichens
Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University
Catalog #: LSU00179430
Occurrence ID (GUID): 67fa4167-cd00-496b-8620-8e5883cb551a
Secondary Catalog #: 206043
Taxon: Acarospora elevata H. Magn.
Family: Acarosporaceae
Determiner: Kerry Knudsen (2004-12-17)
ID Remarks: Thalli are extremely variable, the best developed rusulae on the most inaccessible collecting surfaces
Collector: William A. Weber   s.n.   
Date: 1976-07-22
Additional Collectors: M. Klockenbrink; M. Finucane
Locality: USA, Colorado, Larimer, Rocky Mountain National Park. East end of Trail Ridge on southwest-facing slopes of tundra above Forest Canyon
40.39943  -105.70247 +-8200m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: lat/long = midpoint of Trail Ridge Pack Trail; uncertainty = extent of trail
Elevation: 3350 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3350 msm
Habitat: on massive granite blocks, tightly affixed and growing on large smooth rock faces, rarely on weathered and crumbling surfaces but mostly on extremely hard rock
Substrate: rock
Associated Species: Acarospora novomexicana, Sporastatia testudinea, Acarospora chlorophana, Lecidea atrobrunnea, Umbilicaria virginis, Umbilicaria krascheninnikovii
Exsiccati series: Lichenes Exsiccati Distributed by the University of Colorado Museum, Boulder; William A. Weber, Curator #522
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Record Id: 67fa4167-cd00-496b-8620-8e5883cb551a
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