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Leioderma sorediatum

Overview
PNW Range:
  West sideNone
  East sideNone
  Immediate coastRare
  Alpine or subalpineNone
Habitat: Semi-open habitats on the coast, most often in dune woodlands and deflation plains.
Substrate: Most frequent on a thin layer of bryophytes over stems of ericaceous shrubs (Vaccinium, Rhododendron); also on conifers.
Comments:
Synonymy: none
Leioderma sorediatum - Lower
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Leioderma sorediatum - Habit
Habit
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Leioderma sorediatum - Tomentum, upper surface
Tomentum, upper surface
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Leioderma sorediatum - Lobe
Lobe
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Scale: Bar=1mm unless noted
Growth Form
Fruticose: Never
Foliose: Almost always
Crustose: Never
Appressed Foliose: Almost always
Fluffy Foliose or Strappy: Rarely
Dangling Hair: Never
Erect Hair: Never
Appressed Hair: Never
Stalks With Squamules: Never
Stalks: Never
Squamules: Sometimes
Single Holdfast: Never
Dangling Nets: Never
Lobe Width (mm): 3 (± 2)

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Pale Gray: Almost always
   Dark Gray: Almost always
   Brown: Sometimes
Upper Surface Tomentose: Almost always
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
Lower Surface (Foliose)
Lower Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Whitish: Almost always
   Pale Gray: Rarely
Veined Below: Never
Rhizinate Below: Sometimes
   Rhizines Squarrose: Never
Tomentose Below: Almost always
Cyphellae: Never
Pseudocyphellae Below: Never
Papillae Below: Never

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

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 Brown or Tan: Almost always

Asexual Reproduction
Isidia: Never
Soredia: Almost always
Lobules: Never