North American Lichen Herbaria
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Locality: Berkshire County, Massachusetts (42.450100, -73.245400)
This checklist is based primarily on voucher specimens from Dick Harris' survey of Bartholomew's Cobble (1981-1982); the 2nd Tuckerman Lichen Workshop (1995); the 1998 and 2012 Andrews Forays; Phil May's survey of the summit of Mt Everett (1999); the 2010 and 2012 Berkshire BioBlitzes; and Scott LaGreca's survey of Windsor Jambs (2012). Nearly half of the vouchers used for this checklist were collected by Elisabeth Lay, mostly in the 1990s (now deposited at NY), which she graciously made available to us. Redetermined vouchers from Burnham's ''Lichens of the Berkshire Hills, Massachusetts'' (1918), deposited at CUP, provide a critical, historical component to this checklist. Almost all the voucher specimens used for this checklist are housed in the following herbaria: CUP, FH, MIN, MSC, NY, SRP, and the private herbaria of Robert Dirig and Scott LaGreca.
Total Taxa (details): 397
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R. C. Harris 36537 [NY]; P. F. May 508-28 [FH]
W. R. Buck 27773 [NY]; W. R. Buck 27773 [NY]
W. R. Buck 27762 [NY]
R. C. Harris 36417 [NY], R. C. Harris 36426 [NY]; P. F. May 2396 [FH]
The Rosentreter voucher (no. 15110) was verified by Scott LaGreca (2012) as well as by Ted Ahti (January, 2013, in duplicate).; R. Rosentreter 15110 [SRP]
On rock outcrop., Cells checked, 09 November 2010.; Scott LaGreca 2027 [CUP]
There is an unprocessed specimen from Burbank Park in LaGreca's backlog which may be this species; J. C. Lendemer 22500 [NY]
W. R. Buck 27669 [NY]
R. C. Harris 36430 [NY]
R. C. Harris 13528 [NY]; R. C. Harris 13528 [NY]
W. R. Buck 27781 [NY]
Spores large, lemon-shaped. With L. pulicaris.; Scott LaGreca 2010 [CUP]
W. R. Buck 27705 [NY]
W. R. Buck 27735 [NY], W. R. Buck 27786 [NY]
On semi-shaded, exposed rock outcrop., Determined by J. Lendemer; he didn't provide the chemistry (only the i.d.).; S. A. LaGreca 1984 [NY]
There is a duplicate of the linked CUP specimen in FH (barcode 01006676); Stewart H. Burnham s.n. [CUP]
On rotting log in partly sunny opening., Apothecia buff, 0.1-0.2 mm, biatorine (ascus Bacidia-type), pale in cross-section, no epihymenium. Spores long, 2-celled, hyaline, 8/ascus, 8-10 x 2 um. Little black bodies appear to be pycnidia with ?rod-shaped conidia.; W. R. Buck 27682 [NY], Elisabeth Lay 95-0695 [CNALH], Elisabeth Lay 95-0961 [CNALH], P. F. May 2459 [FH], more...
W. R. Buck 27718 [NY]
On rock, interesting specimen. W. R. Buck 27668 [NY]
R. C. Harris 36513A [NY]
R. C. Harris s.n. [NY] from Bartholomew's Cobble. Confirmed by J. Miadlikowska, 2010.
R. C. Harris 13525, R. C. Harris s.n. [NY] from Bartholomew's Cobble.
W. R. Buck 27754 [NY]
R. C. Harris 36419 [NY]
R. C. Harris 36482 [NY]; Burnham s.n. [CUP]
W. R. Buck 27717 [NY]
On rock., Thallus and soralia K-, C-, KC-, P+ orange (stictic acid).; Scott LaGreca 1995 [CUP]
This record is based on a map of R. culbersoniorum in LaGreca's Ph.D. thesis (1997). The voucher specimen is deposited in either NY or US. Identification is tentative based on the chemistry of this specimen (Usnic and stenosporic acids).
R. C. Harris 36544 [NY]
R. C. Harris 36532 [NY]
W. R. Buck 27684 [NY]
On old stump., Apothecia biatorine, brown and C+ red in cross-section, mostly 0.2-0.7 mm wide. Paraphyses anastamosing. Hypothecium brown/orange, hymenium clear, epihymenium green and granular. Spores hyaline, simple, ellipsoid, 8/ascus, 12 x 4um.; Richard C. Harris 36485 [NY], E. Lay 95-1008 [NY], E. Lay 95-0672 [NY], William R. Buck 27776 [NY], more...
W. R. Buck 27680 [NY], W. R. Buck 27727 [NY], W. R. Buck 34548- Interesting specimen: thallus green when wet [NY], W. R. Buck 34560 [NY]
W. R. Buck 27708 [NY]
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