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Baeomyces rufus

Overview
PNW Range:
  West sideOccasional
  East sideOccasional
  Immediate coastOccasional
  Alpine or subalpineOccasional
Habitat: Often on damp or seepy roadcuts or streamcuts, boulders, and outcrops, usually sloping and shaded.
Substrate: Soil or rock, often overgrowing thin bryophyte mats.
Comments:
Synonymy: none
Baeomyces rufus - Habit
Habit
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Baeomyces rufus - Apothecia
Apothecia
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Baeomyces rufus - Habit
Habit
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Baeomyces rufus - Habit
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Baeomyces rufus - Apothecia
Apothecia
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Scale: Bar=1mm unless noted
Growth Form
Fruticose: Commonly
Foliose: Never
Crustose: Almost always
Appressed Foliose: Never
Fluffy Foliose or Strappy: Never
Dangling Hair: Never
Erect Hair: Never
Appressed Hair: Never
Stalks With Squamules: Almost always
Stalks: Almost always
Squamules: Almost always
Single Holdfast: Never
Dangling Nets: Never

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Pale Gray Green: Almost always
   Pale Green: Sometimes
   Whitish: Sometimes
   Pale Gray: Sometimes
Upper Surface Tomentose: Never
Upper Surface Pruinose or Scabrid: Sometimes
Upper Surface with Network of Ridges: Never
Upper Surface with Pseudocyphellae: Never
   Upper Surface with Holes into Cavity: Never
Cilia on Margins: Never

Interior
Inside (Medulla) Yellow or Orange: Never
Central Cord: Never
Hollow Stalks or Hollow Lobes: Never
Gelatinous: Never

Photobiont
Green Algae Primary Photobiont: Almost always
Cyanobacteria Primary Photobiont: Never
Internal Cephalodia: Never
External Cephalodia: Never

Chemistry
Medulla P+ Orange or Red: Almost always
Medulla P+ Yellow: Rarely
Medulla K+ Orange or Red: Rarely
Medulla K+ Yellow: Almost always
Sexual Reproduction
Perithecia: Never
Apothecia: Commonly
   Mazaedium: Never
Disk Color    (Dry) 
   Disk Pink: Sometimes
   Disk Brown or Tan: Sometimes

Asexual Reproduction
Isidia: Never
Soredia: Never
Lobules: Never