Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Rhizoplaca phaedrophthalma (Poelt) Leavitt, Zhao Xin & Lumbsch
Family: Lecanoraceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2018-10-01)
Taxon Remarks: f. christoi
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   17499   
Date: 2017-05-15
Locality: United States, Utah, San Juan County, Salt Creek, narrow part of mesa ca. 2 km WSW of Salt Creek Trailhead beside Beef Basin Rd.
37.9399  -109.726 +-5m.
Elevation: 2204 meters (7229ft)
Habitat: steep, open S-facing ledgy cliff just below rim of sandstone mesa with scattered pinyons and junipers
Substrate: sandstone
Notes: cortex v granular, ~50um, paraplect, clearing in K, K~y C- KC+y/o strong; algae ~cont. and even; medulla white, K- C- to C+y in places? KC- UV- KUV- P- to P~y/o v weak?, POL+ coarse and strong not clearing in K; epihymenium POL+ like cortex, clearing in K; hymenium ~80um; ascus lecanora -type; spores ~10-12x7-9um
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Record ID: 15c4ec43-ed79-454d-9569-67fcc25baaa4
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