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Toninia ruginosa subsp. pacifica Timdal
Family: Ramalinaceae
Toninia ruginosa subsp. pacifica image
Squamules: up to 5 mm diam., dispersed to adjacent, bullate upper surface: medium brown to reddish brown ascospores: narrowly ellipsoid to bacilliform, 1- to 3 (-4) septate, 12-31 x 3-4.5 ┬Ám. Host: cyanolichens Substrate and ecology: on soil and rock in Californian coastal scrub and Vizcaino subdivision of Sonoran Desert, up to 800 m World and Sonoran distribution: rather common in coastal California (extending north of the Sonoran area) and Baja California.