Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Buellia aethalea (Ach.) Th. Fr.
Family: Caliciaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2019-11-26)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   22966   
Date: 2019-08-07
Additional Collectors: Frank Bungartz, Christian Parinella
Locality: United States, Arizona, Coconino County, Mount Agassiz, talus ca. 150-300 m up (east) from top of chairlift on western ridge of peak
35.3259  -111.6828 +-5m.
Elevation: 3603 meters (11818ft)
Habitat: large blocky basalt talus on W-facing alpine ridge
Substrate: basalt talus
Associated Species: Acarospora thamnina, Pseudephebe minuscula, Rhizocarpon effiguratum, Sporastatia testudinea, Umbilicaria polaris
Notes: medulla I+v; apothecia immersed and flush; epihymenium brown; hymenium clear, ~90um; hypothecium hyaline; exciple aethalea-type, hyaline to blue-brown (K+ bluer), K+ norstictic crystals; spores 8 per ascus, thin-walled, verruculose obviously when mature, (11.0)11.8-13.0x7.0-8.0(8.5)um N=10, avg. 12.4x7.5um, 13x7 12.5x7.5 12.5x8 11x7 12.5x8.5 13x7.5 12.5x8 12.5x7 13x7 12x7.5
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Record ID: b47958c0-a766-4f7b-ba5c-55fdc553e8a8
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