Micarea misella (Nyl.) Hedl.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2013-04-17)
ID certainty: positive
Jason Hollinger 4824
United States, Washington, Spokane County, Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Kepple Lake overlook
47.4423 -117.5264 +-5m.
698 meters (2289ft)
narrow strip of pine forest at foot of low bluff beside small lake
decorticate _Pinus ponderosa_ stump
mostly immersed but with a few bits of smooth thin corticate greenish thallus here and there, apothecia strongly convex to globose and cauliflower-like mostly black but with gray to almost pale in shaded parts dull, epihymenium dark gray-brown K+ mauve, hymenium hyaline ~inspersed? ~40um, hypothecium hyaline ~inspersed, exciple lacking, algae micareoid, asci small with featureless? K/I+ dark blue truncate tip and thin but distinct walls, spores 8 per ascus simple oblong hyaline smooth ~7-10x2.5-3.5um
Record ID: 1d06039a-54a2-4ce0-aac9-f8b6fe59b31e
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