Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Lecidea auriculata Th. Fr.
Family: Lecideaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2017-08-20)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: uncertain
Collector: Jason Hollinger   17537   
Date: 2017-08-20
Locality: United States, Idaho, Elmore County, Sawtooth Mountains, Low Pass
43.9497  -115.0491 +-5m.
Elevation: 2791 meters (9154ft)
Habitat: bare gravelly granite pass
Substrate: granite pebble
Notes: thallus endolithic; apothecia weakly but uniformly pruinose; rims very thin; epihymenium purple-brown, purpler in K; hymenium ~50-60um; hypothecium pale brownish, POL+ strong and coarse, K- and C-; exciple dark brown outside but poorly delimted from pale brownish inside, K+ very faintly pinkish and building up a store of bubbles which obscure view but which do not stream away, C- in section, I- or very weak bluish, POL~ weak; spores 8 per ascus, oblong-ellipsoid, ~10x3-3.5um
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Record ID: bf6cbeaf-f363-40a2-8395-5bd50f79d222
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