Lecanora argopholis (Ach.) Ach.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-03)
ID certainty: positive
Jason Hollinger 7467
United States, Nevada, White Pine County, Great Basin National Park, Mount Wheeler Campground, small talus field south of campground
39.0084 -114.3028 +-5m.
3034 meters (9952ft)
small sheltered north-facing cove on moraine to south of valley with small glacier at top, geology a mixture of siliceous metamorphic and granitic rocks deposited by glaciers
Candelariella vitellina, Rhizocarpon riparium, Rhizoplaca novomexicana
thallus strongly verrucose-areolate pale whitish-grayish K+y strong, apothecia deep red-brown immersed at first epruinose, epihymenium clear red-brown K- POL-, hymenium ~40um hyaline, cortex ~20um indistinct obscure evenly thick, amphithecium filled with POL+ crystals partly clearing in K, spores 8 per ascus ~10-12x6-7um
Record ID: dcbf86a9-dd69-47dc-a358-5c00c9088d32
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