Candelariella rosulans (Müll.Arg.) Zahlbr.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-10)
ID certainty: positive
Jason Hollinger 8151
United States, Nevada, Pershing County, Humboldt Range, Black Canyon, ~350 m east up ridge from top of faint mining track at head of canyon
40.5477 -118.1908 +-5m.
2496 meters (8187ft)
broad east-west ridge with thin low _Artemisia_ scrub; limestone scree and occasional talus blocks with local vein of some sort of yellowish crumbly sandstone-like rock
rotten iron-rich sandstone
thallus well-developed yellow, areoles clearly crenulate, apothecia with thick margin, parathecium obscured above by escaped algae(?!) not forming anything like a stipe, hymenium ~70um, spores 8 per ascus narrowly bent-oblong ~16-18x4.5-5.5um
Record Id: 770c7c86-b1ab-4e9a-b950-8d5fc93d5894
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