Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Lecanora crenulata cfr.
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2014-10-11)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: to group
Collector: Jason Hollinger   8236   
Date: 2014-10-11
Locality: United States, Nevada, Pershing County, Humboldt Range, Black Canyon, along east face of rugged complex of limestone cliffs on south side of road
40.5422  -118.2173 +-5m.
Elevation: 1811 meters (5940ft)
Habitat: north and west face of vertical limestone cliff a few dozen meters above wash
Substrate: vertical limestone
Associated Species: Polysporina simplex
Notes: thallus inconspicuous; apothecia sessile from the first, constricted, rather densely scattered; rims strongly white pruinose outside to less pruinose and grayish inside, strongly cracked, thick, prominent, persistent; disk brown, rough, ~pruinose; rims K- C- KC- P-; medulla yellowish in places, K- C+o KC+o P-; epihymenium red-brown, clear but with thick insoluble epipsamma on top, pigment diffusing deep into hymenium, paler to almost hyaline in K; hymenium ~60-70um, clear; amphithecium filled with algae, strongly POL+ only partly clearing in K; cortex indistinct, ~30-60um, strongly grayish granular POL+ K-; paraphyses slender, capitate, sometimes branched at tips, to ~4-5um at top; asci lecanora-type, ~50-60x12-15um; spores 8 per ascus, ellipsoid, ~11-12x7-8um
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Record ID: 7cc86587-191c-4d48-a5c8-5bc5c0d5b4b3
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