Acarospora schleicheri (Ach.) A. Massal.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2017-05-13)
ID certainty: positive
Jason Hollinger 17456
United States, Utah, San Juan County, Salt Creek, cave in side canyon ca. 5.5 km ENE of Cathedral Butte
37.9678 -109.7581 +-5m.
1850 meters (6068ft)
deeply shaded base of small N-facing sandstone-mudstone cliff with dense pinyon-juniper woodland and various shrubs
deeply shaded overhanging sandstone
thallus discrete-areolate to continuous, pale dull "dirty" yellow; cortex indistinct; medulla K- C- KC- P-; apothecia becoming round and large, weakly inset, flat, dark red-brown, epruinose, finely roughened; hymenium ~80-90um, I+b-r; subhymenium ~50um, I+b ambiguous; spores many, ~4-5x3-4um; conidia ~1-1.5x0.5-1um, very small and hard to measure
Record ID: ace4b402-63a1-4346-87dc-13c23c4c2569
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