Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Lecidea auriculata Th. Fr.
Family: Lecideaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2016-09-09)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   14863   
Date: 2016-09-09
Additional Collectors: Nastassja Noell
Locality: United States, California, Inyo County, Kearsarge Pass
36.7727  -118.3766 +-5m.
Elevation: 3585 meters (11759ft)
Habitat: alpine granite ridge
Substrate: granite pebble
Notes: thallus lacking; medulla I- or I+ red throughout; apothecia clustered along cracks; epihymenium bright aeruginose; hymenium ~50um, bluish-greenish; hypothecium dark brown on top and in a distinct layer below, paler between; exciple thick, dark red-brown outside, distinctly reddish inside appearing C+pink, K~ violet where reddish, tips of hyphae swollen to ~8um and distinctly greenish, interior hyphae very thin < 2.5um (best seen in K squash); spores 8 per ascus, oblong-ellipsoid, ~9-12x3um; TLC confluentic + unknown (JPH plate 51.4 solvents B' and C on 20180501)
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Record ID: e374378f-f32f-4db1-a7d4-66e85573a20f
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