Devens Reserve Forces Training Area
Authors: Philip F. May, Elisabeth Lay & Elizabeth Kneiper.
Citation: May, P., Lay, E., and Kneiper, E. 1998. The lichens of Devens Reserve Forces Training Area. Unpublished report submitted to the Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program (Nature Conservancy contract number: MAHER DP99-33).

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Families: 39
Genera: 81
Species: 171
Total Taxa (details): 173

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This taxon was known to May et al., but not collected or identified until Thorsten Lumbsch visited FH in 1999 (the year after their report was submitted). This taxon was known to May et al., but not identified until Thorsten Lumbsch visited FH in 1999 (the year after their report was submitted). Hence it was not included in May et al.'s 1998 report; T. Lumbsch & E. Kneiper K993-1 [FH]
occasional, on silicic rock; originally reported as both "Sarcogyne privigna" and "Polysporina simplex" both synonyms); E. Lay 98-0248 [FH], E. Lay 1998-00-00 [FH]
this species was included in May et al.'s 1998 report, but no specimen exists in CNALH; occasional to common, on conifers, found once each on a Prunus gall and charred Quercus
occasional to common, on hardwoods, typically in open habitat; E. Lay 98-0260 [NY], P. F. May 4761 [FH]
infrequent, found once on a log, once on Carya glabra; originally reported as "A. nyssigenum"; E. Kneiper K987475 [FH], P. F. May 4776 [FH]
this taxon was included in May et al.'s 1998 report (as "Arthonia Species No. 1"), but no specimen exists in CNALH; rare, found once on Populus deltoides
originally included in May et al. 1998's report as "Biatora helvola" (a synonym); occasional on Quercus and Acer species; E. Lay 98-0118 [NY], E. Lay 98-0117 [NY]
infrequent, found twice on Acer rubrum; E. Lay s.n. [FH]
This species was not included in May et al.'s 1998 report for some reason; P. F. May 4777 [FH]
Old Man's Beard, occasional, on conifers and Rhus typhina; E. Kneiper K98713 [FH], P. F. May 4774 [FH]
rare, found once on Acer rubrum; originally reported as "B. stillingiana"; E. Lay 98-0202 [FH]
occasional to common on hardwoods in open habitat; E. Kneiper K987620 [FH], P. F. May 4643 [FH]
this species was included in May et al.'s 1998 report, but no specimen exists in CNALH; rare, found once on rock
between occasional and common: locally common on sand in Pinus rigida forest and fields; E. Kneiper K987520 [FH]
common on smooth barked woody angiosperms, occasional on pines and rough-barked hardwoods; E. Lay 98-0116 [NY], P. F. May 4772 [FH], E. Lay 98-0119 [FH]
infrequent on soil in open or semi-open habitats; E. Kneiper K987659 [FH]
Reindeer Lichen; occasional; at Pitch Pine 1 (site B7), locally common on soil; E. Kneiper K987516 [FH]
Reindeer Lichen; occasional; locally common on soil and sand, mainly in Pinus rigida forest; E. Kneiper K987615 [FH]
This species was originally listed as "Cladonia squamosa" in May et al.'s 1998 report, but it was later redetermined by Phil as "Cladonia atlantica"; infrequent, on soil; E. Kneiper 2001-00-00 [FH]
occasional to common, on conifers, Prunus, logs, wood and duff; P. F. May 1998-00-00 [FH]
infrequent on soil; NB: the first specimen cited here is the correct one; the second specimen cited here is erroneous (wrong barcode and wrong species name); E. Kneiper K987636 [FH], E. Kneiper K987636 [FH]
infrequent on soil in the Turner Drop Zone (site B6); E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
Pixie Cups; occasional; found on soil, rock and Carya ovata; this specimen is Cladonia chlorophaea, but it was wrongly databased as C. cervicornis (C. verticillata); occasional on soil in sunny or partially sunny areas; E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
occasional, on rotten logs, conifer and hardwood bark; P. F. May 1998-00-00 [FH]
Pixie Cups; rare, found once on soil at the Turner Drop Zone; E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
British Soldiers; common to abundant, on soil, wood and various trees; E. Lay 98-0259 [NY], P. F. May 4646 [FH], P. F. May 4808 [FH]
common, on tree bark, especially conifers, logs, duff, soil and rock; P. F. May 4695 [FH], P. F. May 4459 [FH]
infrequent, found twice on soil in Pinus rigida forest; E. Kneiper K987711 [FH]
rare, found once on soil in oak-pine forest; P. F. May 1998-00-00 [FH]
infrequent, on soil in pitch pine forest; E. Kneiper K987652 [FH]
Pixie Cups; common to abundant, found on almost all types of substrate; E. Lay 1998-00-00 [FH], P. F. May 4435 [FH]
common to abundant, on soil, decayed wood, bark of pines and hardwoods; E. Kneiper K98702 [FH], P. F. May 4645 [FH], P. F. May 1998-00-00 [FH]
occasional, on soil in Pinus rigida forest and open areas; E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
common, on soil, conifers and hardwoods, decaying wood, and coal clinkers; P. F. May 4443 [FH], E. Lay 98-0266 [FH], P. F. May 4446 [FH], P. F. May 4438 [FH]
infrequent, on Pinus strobus at three forest sites; P. F. May 1998-00-00 [FH]
Pixie Cups; occasional to common, on soil in sunny areas; E. Lay 98-0267 [NY]
Reindeer Lichen; occasional; locally common on soil at a few sites; E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
common, on soil in sunny areas, found once on rock; E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
this species was included in May et al.'s 1998 report, but no specimen exists in CNALH; infrequent, on soil
occasional, found on soil, duff, a polypore, and Pinus rigida; originally listed as "C. polycarpoides" (a synonym); E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
Reindeer Lichen; infrequent; on soil; E. Kneiper K98720 [FH]
Reindeer Lichen; occasional; locally common at Slate Quarry (site B5); E. Kneiper K987458 [FH]
occasional, locally common on soil at two sites; E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
this species was included in May et al.'s 1998 report, but no specimen exists in CNALH; occasional on soil in sunny or partially sunny areas
occasional, locally common at Spectacle Brook; on rock, moss and hardwoods; E. Lay 98-0268 [FH]
rare, found once on Quercus alba; E. Lay 98-0126 [FH]
occasional, usually on other lichens, in open or semi-open areas; found once on rock; E. Lay 98-0207 [NY], E. Kneiper K987355 [FH]
rare, found once n quartz at the Slate Quarry (site A2); E. Lay 98-0180 [NY], E. Lay 98-0180 [FH]
occasional to common, locally common in the Tamarack Bog (site C1), on conifers, hardwoods and shrubs; E. Lay 98-0128 [NY], P. F. May 4378 [FH], E. Kneiper K987371 [FH]
occasional, locally common at Spectacle Brook (A1), on rock; E. Lay 98-0357 [NY], E. Lay 98-0199 [FH]
This species was not included in May et al.'s 1998 report for some reason (possibly because it was ID'd after the report was submitted); P. F. May 4431A [FH], P. F. May 4430 [FH], P. F. May 4392 [FH]
This species was included in May et al.'s report as "Gyalideopsis Species No. 1"; infrequent (possibly rare in Massachusetts), on moss in fields; E. Kneiper K987731 [FH]
occasional, mainly on conifers, found once on Acer, once on Vaccinium; E. Kneiper K987365 [FH], P. F. May 4384 [FH]
rare, found once on a shaded cobble at Cellar Hole (site C9); P. F. May 4799 [FH]
this specimen is Julella fallaciosa, but it was wrongly databased as Lasallia papulosa; occasional, on hardwoods, locally abundant at Wolf Trees (site C8); P. F. May 4787 [FH]
infrequent, on Rhamnus, Carya and Quercus; E. Lay 98-0108 [FH]
This taxon was known to May et al., but not identified until Thorsten Lumbsch visited FH in 1999 (the year after their report was submitted). Hence it was not included in May et al.'s 1998 report; E. Kneiper 1999-06-08 [ASU], E. Kneiper 90 [SBBG], E. Kneiper s.n. [WIS], Kneiper, Elizabeth... s.n. [DUKE], more...
occasional to common, on conifers and hardwoods, typically in open areas; E. Lay 98-0200 [NY], E. Lay 98-0201 [NY]
common, a sterile sorediate crust found mostly on hardwoods; E. Lay 98-0142 [FH]
infrequent, collected once on Betula alleghaniensis, once on a snag; E. Lay 98-0274 [NY], E. Lay 98-0273 [FH]
Species No. 2: infrequent, found on Acer rubrum, this species may be the same as Species No. 1, but has only one unknown fatty acid and occurs on deciduous trees; P. F. May 4377 [FH], P. F. May 4478 [FH], P. F. May 4442 [FH]
This is Lepraria Species No. 1 of May et al.'s 1998 report; occasional, on conifers, this is the same as Lepraria Species No. 3 of Harris (1977; it contains atranorin, zeorin, and two fatty acids: rangiformic acid and ?angardianic acid; P. F. May 4423 [FH]
common, on all substrate types in sheltered microhabitats; originally listed as "L. lobificans"; P. F. May 4451 [FH], P. F. May 4480 [FH], P. F. May 4468 [FH]
[the actual FH specimen of this species could not be linked because of an orthographic/ spelling error in the specific epithet]; occasional, on rock; Philip F. May 4724
infrequent, collected once on a snag, once on Pinus strobus; E. Lay 98-0227 [FH], P. F. May 4950A [FH]
rare, collected once on a stump; P. F. May 4437 [FH]
This is probably "Micarea Species No. 1" of May et al.'s 1998 report, as this species was not described until after the report was submitted; P. F. May 4948 [NY], P. F. May 4955 [FH], P. F. May 4950-B [FH], P. F. May 4954 [FH], more...
occasional, on decaying wood and bark of hardwoods and conifers; P. F. May 4720 [FH]
occasional, on hardly decayed wood of snags; P. F. May 4723 [FH]
this species was included in May et al.'s 1998 report, but no specimen exists in CNALH; rare, on Quercus alba
common, a sterile sorediate crust found mostly on woody angiosperms, occasionally on conifers; E. Lay 98-0146 [NY], E. Lay 98-0147 [NY], P. F. May 4445 [FH], E. Lay 98-0148 [FH]
occasional, on conifers and Vaccinium; P. F. May 4422 [FH]
occasional, on soil, has cyanobacteria as a photosynthetic partner; E. Kneiper K987437 [FH]
rare, on Acer rubrum, has cyanobacteria as a photosynthetic partner; E. Lay 98-0152 [FH]
rare, collected once on Quercus alba; E. Lay 98-0215 [FH]
This species was not included in May et al.'s 1998 report for some reason; P. F. May 4636 [FH]
common, abundant in hardwood forests, occasional in conifer forests; E. Lay 98-0159 [NY], P. F. May 4409 [FH]
common, on shrubs, hardwoods, and occasionally conifers; E. Lay 98-0275 [NY], E. Lay 98-0163 [FH]
occasional, locally abundant on slate at Slate Quarry (site A2); E. Lay 98-0182 [FH]
rare, collected once on Quercus alba; E. Kneiper 1998-00-00 [FH]
rare, found once at Wolf Trees (site C8) on Quercus alba; P. F. May 4786 [FH]
occasional to common, on soil, duff, decaying wood, and occasionally trees and shrubs; E. Lay 98-0111 [NY]
originally reported as "P. herteliana" (a synonym); rare, found once on silicic rock; P. F. May 4743 [FH]
originally reported as "P. tahawsiana" (a synonym); infrequent, on rock near Spectacle Brook (site A1); E. Lay 98-0164 [NY], E. Lay 98-0289 [FH]
occasional, common at Slate Quarry (site A2); E. Lay 98-0452 [NY], E. Lay 98-0186 [FH]
occasional to common, on soil, found once on a coal clinker; E. Lay 98-0187 [NY], E. Kneiper K987523 [FH]
infrequent, found twice at Oak Hill Pond on Quercus species; P. F. May 4682 [FH]
infrequent, on rock at Pitch Pine 4 (site B10); E. Kneiper K987567 [FH]
this may be "R. obscuratum" of May et al.'s 1998 report; the specimen was redetermined by Alan Fryday in 2007; occasional, on rock at two sites; E. Lay 98-0169 [NY]
this is probably "R. reductum" of May et al.'s 1998 report, but the specimens were redetermined by Alan Fryday in 2007; occasional, locally abundant at Slate Quarry (site A2); E. Lay 98-0629 [NY], E. Lay 98-0594 [NY]
infrequent to occasional, on Populus deltoides and Acer rubrum; originally reported as "Rinodina glauca" (a synonym); E. Kneiper K987531 [FH]
occasional, locally common at Slate Quarry (site A2); E. Lay [FH]
rare, found once at Slate Quarry (site A2); E. Lay 98-0189 [FH]
occasional, locally abundant on brick at the Clay Pit/Brick Factory (site B4); E. Kneiper K987696 [FH]
rare, on rock at Turner Drop Zone (site B6); E. Kneiper [FH]
occasional, on rock and coal clinkers; E. Kneiper K987669 [FH]
occasional, locally common on soil, pebbles, coal clinkers, roots, etc.; E. Kneiper [FH]
This specimen was probably accounted for as "Usnea strigosa" in May et al.'s 1998 report, but it was later redetermined by P. Clerc; Old Man's Beard, occasional, on trees and shrubs; E. Lay 98-0203 [NY]
This specimen was probably accounted for as "Usnea strigosa" in May et al.'s 1998 report, but it was later redetermined by P. Clerc; Old Man's Beard, occasional, on trees and shrubs; P. F. May 4768A [FH]
infrequent, on brick at the Clay Pit/Brick Factory (site B4); E. Kneiper [FH]
infrequent, on rock. The identification is tentative because the taxonomy of the genus is poorly understood; P. F. May 4725 [FH], P. F. May 4757 [FH]
infrequent, on Vaccinium and Larix; this sterile sorediate crust is probably undercollected; P. F. May 4385 [FH], P. F. May 4431B [FH], P. F. May 4376 [FH]
occasional, locally abundant on silicic rock; P. F. May 4750 [FH]
infrequent, on slate at Slate Quarry (site A2); E. Lay [FH]