Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 105078
Taxon: Caloplaca saxicola (Hoffm.) Nordin
Family: Teloschistaceae
Collector: Jason Hollinger   MUOB 105078   
Date: 2012-08-03
Verbatim Date: 2012-8-3
Locality: United States, California, Los Angeles, San Gabriel Mountains, San Gabriel Peak
34.2436  -118.1008
Elevation: 1729-1729 meters (5671-5671ft)
Description: Original observation #105078 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: HABITAT chaparral completely burned two years ago on steep south-facing slope at high elevation; SUBSTRATE dark siliceous rock outcrop; ASPECT open; NOTES effigurate, short broad convex matte epruinose orange marginal lobes, apothecia initially immersed near tips (but not at tips), hypothecium with round to somewhat elongate cells, proper exciple very thin, thallin margin same color as thallus, paraphyses with 3 cells ~swollen at tips and unbranched; SPORES 8 per ascus, ~12-13 x 6 m.
Disposition: vouchered
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Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 4c7aadc5-8e9a-49d3-87ff-0a75daa767e4
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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