Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Caloplaca albovariegata (B. de Lesd.) Wetmore
Family: Teloschistaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2019-08-18)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   22721   
Date: 2019-07-30
Locality: United States, Nevada, Nye County, Toiyabe Range, across creek from North Twin Trail ca. 180 m from trailhead
38.893  -117.259 +-50m.
Elevation: 2000 meters (6560ft)
Habitat: massive N-facing volcanic outcrops at bottom of deep canyon in lower pinyon-juniper zone
Substrate: metamorphic rock
Notes: thalline cortex very irregular owing to clumped algae, irregularly arranged subglobose cells ~6-8um, gray at upper edge, epinecral layer to 5um or almost lacking; amphithecial cortex to ~25um, subparaplect. with vertical columns of subglobose cells ~6-7um wide, brown near edge, clear to granular in upper apothecial margin; algae interrupted with hyphal bundles; epihymenium brownish; hymenium 100um; subhymenium inspersed, 75um; parathecium short radiating hyphae ~2-3um wide expanding at edge to subparaplect subglobose cells ~6-7um wide; paraphyses unbranched, submoniliform with a few swollen cells near tips to ~3um; spores 15-17x7-10um septum ~1-1.5um well-developed
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Record ID: 77e289b6-8d96-4f21-8313-0469c0647664
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Jason Hollinger (pellaea@gmail.com)
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