Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Caloplaca peliophylla (Tuck.) Zahlbr.
Family: Teloschistaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2018-01-27)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   18753   
Date: 2018-01-27
Additional Collectors: Ken Kellman
Locality: United States, California, Santa Clara County, Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
37.3968  -121.7256 +-5m.
Elevation: 784 meters (2572ft)
Habitat: top of shallow ravine in gentle hills with oak savanna
Substrate: shaded vertical rock
Associated Species: Candelariella vitellina, Lecanora mellea, Lichenostigma cosmopolites, Physcia phaea, Physcia tribacia, Stigmidium squamariae, Xanthoparmelia mexicana
Notes: thallus areolate, areoles verruculose cauliflower-like, medium gray; cortex ~20-25um, epinecral layer to ~3-5um, paraplect. with globose cells ~7-8um, K+ lavender; algal layer continuous; apothecia sessile; thalline rim present, concolorous with thallus; proper margin present in all, slightly darker than disk, K+ lavender at edge, with epinecral layer; epihymenium clear light brown, K-; hymenium ~75um, clearing entirely in K; hypothecium inspersed, subparaplect. in irregular patterns or globose cells among algae; parathecium subparaplect. oblong cells ~3um wide with ~1um walls, merging with irregular subparaplect. under hypothecium; paraphyses 1-3 swollen cells, end one sometimes ~3-4um, unbranched; asci teloschistes-type; spores (15.0)15.4-17.0(18.0)x(6.5)7.1-8.7(10.0)um septum (3.0)3.2-4.0(4.5)um N=20, avg. 16.2x7.9um septum 3.6um, 17x9x3 16.5x7.5x3.5 16x8x3 16x6.5x3.5 15.5x8.5x4 16.5x9x3 15x8x3.5 16x8x4.5 17.5x7.5x3.5 15x7.5x4 15.5x8x3.5 17x7x3.5 18x7.5x4 16x10x4 15x7x3.5 16x8.5x4 16x7.5x3.5 17x8x4 16.5x8x3.5 16x7.5x3.5; conidia ellipsoid, ~2x1um or smaller
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Record ID: 0cb66728-4348-4a7f-b5c4-37eede1fd3ec
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