Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Muellerella erratica (A. Massal.) Hafellner & V. John
Family: Verrucariaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2018-06-22)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   6630   
Date: 2014-10-04
Additional Collectors: Nastassja Noell
Locality: United States, Nevada, White Pine County, Great Basin National Park, Mount Wheeler, on broad ridge ca. 0.5 mi. NW of western peak
38.9912  -114.3207 +-5m.
Elevation: 3673 meters (12047ft)
Habitat: small grassy-rocky bench on broad northwestern ridge of summit, geology a mixture of siliceous metamorphic rocks
Substrate: _Rusavskia elegans_ on quartzite
Associated Species: Caloplaca pellodella/sideritis, Lecidea tessellata, Polycauliona stellata
Notes: perithecia semi-immersed in thallus of host, ~150-200um wide, spherical, black, with thick dark brown walls; paraphyses disappearing; periphyses persistent; spores ~64+ per ascus, ellipsoid, brown, smooth, non-truncated, ~7-8x3-4um
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Record ID: d3bf9b25-2a67-4e70-be15-5f2cf77090a5
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