Lecanora argopholis (Ach.) Ach.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-03)
ID certainty: uncertain
Jason Hollinger 7493
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
thallus whitish to yellowish verrucose-areolate, areoles strongly bullate, prothallus white with some yellow spots, K+y intense C~y in places? KC? UV-, apothecia ~round, disk dark red-brown epruinose, rims smooth slightly prominant not at all blackened inside, epihymenium pale brown POL- not granular K-, hymenium ~75um, amphithecium cortex ~25-50um gelatinous obscured by abundant POL+ granules clearing in K, amphithecium medulla strongly POL+ clearing in K no large crystals in several thick sections from several well-developed apothecia, spores 8 per ascus 13-18x5-8um averaging around 15-16x6um
Record ID: 81dffb0d-8a22-4524-b7b0-8a86bf94888c
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