Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Lecanora argopholis (Ach.) Ach.
Family: Lecanoraceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2015-05-05)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   7719   
Date: 2015-05-05
Locality: United States, Nevada, Pershing County, Humboldt Range, Lone Mountain
40.3285  -118.1947 +-5m.
Elevation: 2050 meters (6724ft)
Habitat: high on north slope, dominated by _Artemisia tridentata_ and scattered _Juniperus osteospermum_, geology a mix of limestone and granitic intrusives
Substrate: vertical corners of big outcrop
Associated Species: Lecidella stigmatea, Muellerella erratica/pygmaea, Myriolecis semipallida, Rhizocarpon bolanderi, Rhizocarpon effiguratum, Rhizocarpon geminatum, Umbilicaria virginis
Notes: thallus areolate, areoles very convex pale gray to faintly yellow (xanthone) on slightly placodioid marginal areoles, K+y strong C~y weak where yellow KC+o strong where yellow, apothecia dark brown to black, epihymenium bright red-brown POL- K-, hymenium ~60-70um clear, amphithecium cortex indistinct strongly granular POL+ clearing in K ~30-50um, amphithecium medulla filled with algae strongly coarsely POL+ not clearing in K, spores 8 per ascus ~15-17x7-8um, conidia ~25um wavy-filiform
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Record ID: 0b428a9a-2945-47a0-961d-1e23ffb4c34a
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