Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Polyblastia cupularis A. Massal.
Family: Verrucariaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2017-05-05)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   17261   
Date: 2017-05-05
Locality: United States, Utah, Garfield County, Aquarius Plateau, ca. 10 km E of Johns Valley Rd. on FH 17 near head of Sweetwater Creek on slopes N of road
37.827  -111.899 +-50m.
Elevation: 2650 meters (8692ft)
Habitat: open conifer woodland on south-facing sandstone slopes
Substrate: calcarous sandstone
Notes: thallus inconspicuous; perithecia superficial, black, lumpy, ~400um wide; involucrellum arching away above half; exciple thin and black all around; hymenium I+b-r quick, K/I+ blue; paraphyses absent or dissolving early; periphyses slender and branched, ~40x1um; asci broadly clavate, thin-walled at maturity, thickened K/I- apical cushion when immature, ~100x60um; spores 8 per ascus, hyaline, muriform, one end tapered a bit more, ~7 trans. septae, ~3 long. septae, 30-35x15-18um
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Record ID: 1a15f5c7-0298-408a-b64e-78c8d3f49081
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