Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Lecanora polytropa (Hoffm.) Rabenh.
Family: Lecanoraceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-06-03)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   6455b   
Date: 2014-06-03
Locality: United States, Nevada, Washoe County, Mount Rose Trail
39.3235  -119.9184 +-5m.
Elevation: 2802 meters (9191ft)
Habitat: open conifer forest (_Pinus_, _Picea_, _Abies_) on gentle north slope with rocky (basalt and granite) soil
Substrate: steep north face of large tuff boulder
Notes: thallus well-developed minutely areolate pale lime green dispersed, apothecia abundant and crowded with quickly-receding rims, cortex and apothecia K- C- KC+y UV- 350nm UV+y 375nm, epihymenium brownish POL+, hymenium clear, hypothecium thick hyaline lacking algae POL-, amphithecial cortex well-defined thick below POL+, amphithecial algal layer very jagged POL+ just inside becoming POL-, spores 8 per ascus ellipsoid ~10-13x6-7um
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Record ID: 76a7ad18-f550-40cb-bffa-e292fae92afe
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