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Lepraria subalbicans

Overview
PNW Range:
  West sideOccasional
  East sideOccasional
  Immediate coastOccasional
  Alpine or subalpineOccasional
Habitat: Sheltered to exposed rocky habitats, especially in rock outcrop areas.
Substrate: Rock, soil over rock, moss over rock, other lichens.
Comments:
Synonymy: Leprocaulon subalbicans
Lepraria subalbicans - Habit
Habit
by B. McCune
1/5
Lepraria subalbicans - Pseudopodetia
Pseudopodetia
by B. McCune
2/5
Lepraria subalbicans - Pseudopodetia
Pseudopodetia
by B. McCune
3/5
Lepraria subalbicans - K and P tests
K and P tests
by B. McCune
4/5
Lepraria subalbicans - Habit
Habit
by B. McCune
5/5
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: Commonly
Appressed Hair: Never
Stalks With Squamules: Never
Stalks: Commonly
Squamules: Never
Single Holdfast: Never
Dangling Nets: Never

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Whitish: Almost always
   Pale Gray: Almost always
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: Never

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

Chemistry
Medulla P+ Orange or Red: Commonly
Medulla P+ Yellow: Commonly
Medulla K+ Orange or Red: Rarely
Medulla K+ Yellow: Almost always
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