Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Caloplaca lactea cfr.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-09)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   8115   
Date: 2014-10-09
Locality: United States, Nevada, Pershing County, Humboldt Range, Black Canyon, ruined cement wall near top of slope south of canyon along south fork of road
40.5395  -118.2114 +-5m.
Elevation: 1950 meters (6396ft)
Habitat: high on north-facing slope; _Artemisia_ and thick desert scrub; probably mixture of limestone and rhyolite scree
Substrate: old concrete trough
Associated Species: Caloplaca atroalba, Flavoplaca flavocitrina, Staurothele monicae
Notes: thallus dirty off-white K-, apothecia scattered bright orange sessile with thick ~prominant orange proper margins and very thin, parathecium expanded to 50-100um at top, hymenium ~75um, paraphyses branched ~clavate to at most ~5-6um, spores 8 per ascus ~16-17x7-8um septum ~1.5-2um
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Record ID: 60503df7-6c7e-4a9b-a579-695fb23165e8
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