Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Acarospora stapfiana (Müll.Arg.) Hue
Family: Acarosporaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-04)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: uncertain
Collector: Jason Hollinger   6650   
Date: 2014-10-04
Additional Collectors: Nastassja Noell
Locality: United States, Nevada, White Pine County, Great Basin National Park, Mount Wheeler, on broad ridge ca. 0.4 mi. NW of western peak
38.9905  -114.3198 +-5m.
Elevation: 3696 meters (12123ft)
Habitat: rocky broad northwestern ridge of summit, geology a mixture of siliceous metamorphic rocks
Substrate: _Xanthomendoza trachyphylla_ on quartzite
Associated Species: Xanthomendoza trachyphylla
Notes: thallus crowded-areolate, bright yellow, epruinose; areoles tall and stipe-forming with ~flat tops, angular; cortex ~50um, with half yellow-brown, no epinecral layer, C- in section (twice); algal layer thick with a few scattered hyphal bundles penetrating (best seen as C starts to clear it); apothecia flush, rough, dark brown, angular, epruinose; epihymenium red-brown; hymenium ~125um; parathecium much expanded at top; paraphyses with 1 to a few swollen cells at tips, with dark brown cap, ~3um at tip; spores many per ascus, ~3.5-4.5x2.5-3um
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Record ID: 362830a3-7d07-4e07-a40c-9b761ae6c7bf
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Jason Hollinger (pellaea@gmail.com)
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