Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Lecidea plana (J. Lahm) Nyl.
Family: Lecideaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2016-09-12)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   14993   
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: granite pebble
Associated Species: Lecanora stenotropa
Notes: thallus lacking; medulla I-; apothecia clustered in ~lines along microcracks; epihymenium ~black; hymenium ~45um, clear, hyaline; hypothecium hyaline, coarse POL+ crystals present partly clearing in K; exciple dark brown thin edge fading into almost hyaline interior, K~ very weak purplish inside; spores 8 per ascus, ellipsoid to narrowly ellipsoid, ~8-10x3.5-4.5um; TLC 4-O-demethylplanaic (JPH plate 48.12 solvents B' and C on 20180501)
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Record ID: 2ac26868-4b57-421b-84bb-56362f454dd4
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