Lecidea lapicida cfr.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-09)
ID certainty: to group
Jason Hollinger 7749
United States, Nevada, Pershing County, Humboldt Range, Black Canyon, outcrop just past ridge crest south of road ~200 m past fork
40.5387 -118.2047 +-5m.
2083 meters (6832ft)
small rhyolite outcrop near top of south-facing slope; at edge of limestone region; _Artemisia_, scattered junipers and desert scrub
sheltered corner of rhyolite outcrop
Rhizocarpon bolanderi, Rhizoplaca melanophthalma, Umbilicaria polaris, Xanthoparmelia loxodes
thallus areolate, areoles angular ashy-whitish to slightly brownish roughened slightly convex, K~y slow and dingy and weak C+r KC+r UV- P-, medulla I+v deep, apothecia sessile black ~round to angular or contorted with prominent dusty black rims, epihymenium dark grayish brown K- POL-, hymenium ~75um hyaline clear, hypothecium ~brownish to white coarse POL+, exciple purplish-reddish-brown darker at margin C+r in section, asci K/I+ at very top, spores 8 per ascus simple hyaline ellipsoid-oblong thick-walled ~10-12x4.5-5.5um, pycnidia complex compound affairs forming clusters of black irregular pits in areoles, conidia straight filiform with ~rounded tips ~10-15x1-1.5um
Record ID: 1d0776df-d86a-4e04-8839-2349526cccef
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