Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Buellia aethalea group
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2019-03-25)
Taxon Remarks: dead
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   14968   
Date: 2016-09-12
Locality: United States, California, Inyo County, Mount Whitney, summit
36.5785  -118.293 +-25m.
Elevation: 4400 meters (14432ft)
Habitat: bare granite alpine peak
Substrate: sheltered granite
Associated Species: Pleopsidium chlorophanum
Notes: thallus areolate; areoles subglobose, ~scattered to contiguous; apothecia immersed, black, becoming convex, dull, small, never marginate; thallus K- C- (in section) KC- UV- KUV- quench P- I- to I+v in places, norstictic crystals produced in hypothecium of some sections; epihymenium indistinct to bluish brown; hymenium ~50um, clear; hypothecium pale to dark brown; exciple very thin and indistinct; spores 8 per ascus, 1-septate, thin-walled, constricted, smooth, no bands or torus, ~12-15x7-9um
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Record ID: 63053f36-0fb3-4b5d-adc1-a276062e57ca
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