United States, Nevada, Washoe County, Reno, Hunter Lake Trail
39.4734 -119.8555 +-5m.
1620 meters (5314ft)
open _Pinus ponderosa_ grove on steep northwest-facing volcanic slope
old weathered wood of _Pinus jeffreyi_ stump
areolate verruculose to scattered gray to yellowish, K+y C- KC? UV- 350nm UV+y 375nm P-, disk dark red-brown epruinose flat to convex or flexuose, rims thalline smooth to verruculose raised to excluded in convex apothecia, epihymenium dark brown POL- no granules, golden oil drops inspersing hymenium in most but especially older apothecia, aphithecial cortex POL+ yellow coarse granules expanding to ~50um below distinct, algae filling amphithecium, spores 8 per ascus narrowly oblong-ellipsoid ~9-10x4um