Toninia candida (Weber) Th. Fr.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-11)
ID certainty: positive
Jason Hollinger 8230
United States, Nevada, Pershing County, Humboldt Range, Black Canyon, small talus field at base of rugged complex of limestone cliffs on south side of road
40.5424 -118.2173 +-5m.
1784 meters (5852ft)
small limestone talus field at foot of steep north-facing limestone cliff
soil at base of limestone cliff
thallus strongly and densely pruinose, rosulate; apothecia flexuose, strongly pruinose; epihymenium and outer exciple dark faintly purplish gray-black, turning violet in K; hymenium ~brownish; hypothecium red-brownish at top to mostly hyaline below; exciple red-brownish inside at top to paler below; medulla strongly POL+ not clearing in K at all; spores 8 per ascus, ~18-20x3um, 1-septate
Record ID: 4745d039-f1ba-47c5-9189-0f6bd8e7f039
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