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Ephebe lanata

Overview
PNW Range:
  West sideUncommon
  East sideUncommon
  Immediate coastRare
  Alpine or subalpineUncommon
Habitat: Damp rock faces, sheltered to exposed.
Substrate: Rock, noncalcareous.
Comments:
Synonymy: none
Ephebe lanata - Branches
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Ephebe lanata - Branches
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Ephebe lanata - Habit
Habit
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Ephebe lanata - Longitudinal section in LCB
Longitudinal section in LCB
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Branches
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Ephebe lanata - Habit
Habit
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Ephebe lanata - Branches, young and old, surface view
Branches, young and old, surface view
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Scale: Bar=1mm unless noted
Growth Form
Fruticose: Almost always
Foliose: Never
Crustose: Never
Appressed Foliose: Never
Fluffy Foliose or Strappy: Never
Dangling Hair: Never
Erect Hair: Never
Appressed Hair: Almost always
Stalks With Squamules: Never
Stalks: Never
Squamules: Never
Single Holdfast: Never
Dangling Nets: Never

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Black: Almost always
   Olive Black: Rarely
   Brown: Sometimes
Upper Surface Tomentose: Never
Upper Surface Pruinose or Scabrid: Never
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: Sometimes

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

Sexual Reproduction
Perithecia: Never
Apothecia: Rarely
   Mazaedium: Never
Disk Color    (Dry) 
   Disk Black: Sometimes
   Disk Brown or Tan: Sometimes

Asexual Reproduction
Isidia: Never
Soredia: Never
Lobules: Never