By James N. Corbridge Jr., William A. Weber, Ken C. Abbott
A Rocky Mountain Lichen Primer is an advent and box advisor to lichens within the Rocky Mountain area. It positive aspects seventy-two colour plates picturing the commonest and conspicuous species to be present in the mountains and foothills of the Rockies. a lot of those lichens also are universal in different geographic components, giving the booklet a broader application for these drawn to lichens in other places. as well as the plates, A Rocky Mountain Lichen Primer encompasses a short description of every species to help in identity, in addition to a common advent to lichens and their constitution. The booklet is adapted to the amateur, and encompasses a part on starting a lichen assortment.
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Lecanora garovaglii [for Santo Garovaglio, Italian botanist, 1805-1882]. This Lecanora is easily recognized by the fact that it has strongly developed marginal lobes which are very convex, as if inflated. The edges of the lobes are usually blue-black, and the apothecia are brown, with a rim the same color as the thallus (we say the rim is thalline or lecanorine). It is abundant on sandstones. 32. Lecanora muralis [of walls]. This Lecanora forms very neat little round thalli, much smaller than those of L.
Verticillata 25 Cladonia deformis 26 Cladonia ecmocyna 27 Cladonia pyxidata 28 Cladonia verticillata 25 Coelocaulon aculeatum 22 D Dactylina madreporiformis 23 Dermatocarpon miniatum 53 Dimelaena oreina 29 Diploschistes scruposus 63 F Flavocetraria cucullata 4 Flavocetraria nivalis 5 Flavoparmelia caperata 37 Flavopunctelia flaventior 38 G Glypholecia scabra 64 I Icmadophila ericetorum 65 L Lasallia pustulata subsp. papulosa 54 Lecanora argopholis 30 Page 46 SPECIES PLATE Lecanora chrysoleuca 35 Lecanora garovaglii 31 Lecanora melanophthalma 36 Lecanora muralis 32 Lecanora novomexicana 33 Lecanora rubina 35 Lecidea atrobrunnea 15 Lecidea tessellata 55 Lepraria cacumina 67 Leprocaulon gracilescens 66 Leptogium saturninum 49 Letharia vulpina 7 M Melanelia subolivacea 17 N Nephroma parile 18 Normandina pulchella 68 O Omphalora arizonica 34 P Parmelia caperata 37 Parmelia chlorochroa 48 Parmelia coloradoënsis 46 Parmelia flaventior 38 Parmelia hypoleucites 60 Parmelia mexicana 47 Parmelia minuscula 50 Parmelia saxatilis 56 Parmelia subolivacea 17 Parmelia sulcata 57 Parmelia vagans 48 Peltigera aphthosa 39 Peltigera rufescens 19 Peltigera venosa 20 Physcia muscigena 40 Physcia stellaris 58 Physconia muscigena 40 Pleopsidium chlorophanum 1 Pseudephebe minuscula 50 Pseudevernia intensa 59 Psora cerebriformis 69 Psora decipiens 12 Psora icterica 41 Page 47 SPECIESPLATE Psoroma hypnorum 14 Punctelia hypoleucites 60 R Rhizocarpon geminatum 61 Rhizocarpon geographicum 3 Rhizoplaca chrysoleuca 35 Rhizoplaca melanophthalma 36 Rinodina oreina 29 S Solorina crocea 13 Stereocaulon tomentosum 70 T Thamnolia vermicularis 71 U Umbilicaria americana 72 Umbilicaria pustulata subsp.
The name Acarospora is derived from Acarinae, ticks, because the spores in this genus are produced in great numbers in a single ascus, and are minute, about 3-4 micro-millimeters. 2. Candelariella rosulans [making small rosettes]. Most crustose yellow lichens belong to Candelariella. This one, common through the southwest, has a distinctly clumped (rosulate) thallus. All visible parts are the same shade of egg yolk yellow. Most grow on rocks, but a few occur on bark and dead wood. This species was first described from Flagstaff Mountain, Boulder, Colorado.