Psora hyporubescens

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Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Lecanoromycetidae
Ordo: Lecanorales

Familia: Psoraceae
Genus: Psora
Species: Psora hyporubescens


Psora hyporubescens Timdal, 2002

Diagnosis: Species P. californicae et P. globiferae valde similis, sed cortice inferno croceo, K+ rubescenti.

Type: U.S.A. California, Los Angeles Co., San Gabriel Mountains, 1.24 mi up Mt. Wilson Road from Angels Crest Hwy., 34o15'N, 118o05'W, 1500 m, 1988, Bratt and Timdal 7052 (O, holotype)

Substrate and ecology: In crevices of rock in open habitats, mainly in conifer forests, at 1030-1980 m

World distribution: Only known from California


  • Timdal, E. (2002) Psora (pp. 418-430) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 1. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 532 pages.   **[RLL List # 187 / Rec.# 23117] - (Recent Literature on Lichens)** (PDF file - 27 MB) (Discussion of Psora hyporubescens: pp. 423-424; distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 424; black-and-white photo: p. 424, Fig. 86)


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