Private Herbarium of Jason Hollinger
(hb. Hollinger)
Taxon: Lecidea tessellata Flörke
Family: Lecideaceae
Determiner: Jason Hollinger (2019-03-30)
ID Remarks: ID certainty: positive
Collector: Jason Hollinger   22536   
Date: 2019-03-30
Locality: United States, North Carolina, Haywood County, Sam Knob
35.3282  -82.8946 +-5m.
Elevation: 1839 meters (6032ft)
Habitat: sparse birch forest at top of mountain
Substrate: overhanging north-facing schist
Notes: thallus continuous to rimose at edge to chinky-areolate inward, white, thin at edge to thick inward, K- C- (in section apothecia too) UV- KUV+ bright ice-blue P- I+v; apothecia immersed with white-pruinose black lecideine algae-less rims; epihymenium dark brown, turning greener in K; hymenium ~55um, clear; subhymenium and hypothecium hyaline and ~inpsersed; paraphyses ~2-2.5um to ~3um at scarcely expanded tips, septate, anastomosing weakly; ascu lecidea-type?; spores scarce, hyaline, simple, ellipsoid-oblong, ~8x4um
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Record ID: e04232ab-4c9c-4948-a971-81f73cb3c8b0
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