Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Pachypeltis cladodes (Tuck.) Søchting, Frödén & Arup
Family: Teloschistaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2018-11-16)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   12557   
Date: 2016-06-02
Additional Collectors: Nastassja Noell
Locality: United States, Nevada, Lincoln County, Highland Peak, north slope near top of western peak
37.899  -114.586 +-50m.
Elevation: 2750 meters (9020ft)
Habitat: massive limestone cliffs surrounded by _Abies concolor_-_Pinus longaeva_ forest high on steep north slope
Substrate: wall of limestone slot
Associated Species: Calogaya biatorina, Caloplaca atroalba 1, Candelariella cf. rosulans, Heteroplacidium zamenhofianum, Staurothele drummondii
Notes: thallus subsquamulose; squamules crenate, poorly attached, dense; apothecia to ~1mm, dark orange with thick bright orange thalline margin and very thin proper margin, substipitate; hymenium ~80um; subhymenium ~50um, intricate; parathecium thin, indistinct, subparaplect. with radiating to slightly intricate rectangular cells ~10x3um with walls ~1um; amphithecial cortex paraplect. with globose cells ~4-6um with distinct walls ~1um; amphithecial medulla paraplect. with densely packed isodiametric to subglobose cells with ~1um walls; paraphyses septate near tips which are mildly swollen to ~3-4um; spores 8 per ascus, oblong-ellipsoid, constricted, (12.9)13.2-15.8(17.5)x7.2-8.4(9.5)um septum (1.5)1.7-2.5um N=12, avg. 14.5x7.8um septum 2.1um, 17.5x8.0x2.5 14.0x7.5x2.0 13.8x7.5x1.8 14.5x7.5x1.7 15.0x8.2x2.5 15.0x7.5x2.5 15.3x9.5x1.9 13.0x7.5x2.1 12.9x7.2x2.4 15.0x8.1x1.5 14.6x7.5x2.5 12.9x7.6x1.8
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Record ID: 894d54c0-c273-447e-87fa-a4450df73490
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