Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Candelariella aurella (Hoffm.) Zahlbr.
Family: Candelariaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-10)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   8137b   
Date: 2014-10-10
Locality: United States, Nevada, Pershing County, Humboldt Range, Black Canyon, large outcrop atop ridge at top of faint mining track at head of canyon
40.5475  -118.1949 +-5m.
Elevation: 2449 meters (8033ft)
Habitat: large rhyolite outcrop high on east-west ridge
Substrate: side of limestone boulder
Associated Species: Calogaya biatorina, Polysporina urceolata, Rinodina bischoffii, Staurothele drummondii, Staurothele monicae
Notes: thallus well-developed; areoles mostly ~round lumps but some becoming almost crenulate, yellow; apothecia orange with relatively thick proper margin and irregular thalline margin; parathecium to ~60-90um at top fan-shaped with distinct partial stipe; hymenium ~80um or more; paraphyses ~clavate thick septate to ~3-4um at tips; spores 8 per ascus, bent-oblong, ~narrowed at one end usually, ~18-27x5-7um
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Record ID: e3e61ca8-7b9b-4eea-8429-57fbdf447d7a
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