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Pseudocyphellaria rainierensis

PNW Range:
  West sideUncommon
  East sideNone
  Immediate coastRare
  Alpine or subalpineNone
Habitat: Moist old-growth forests at low to mid elevations, usually dominated by Douglas fir and western hemlock, usually in the lower to mid canopy; rare.
Substrate: Bark and wood of conifers, often overgrowing moss mats.
Synonymy: none
Pseudocyphellaria rainierensis - Propagules
by B. McCune
Pseudocyphellaria rainierensis - Habit, field
Habit, field
by B. McCune
Pseudocyphellaria rainierensis - Pseudocyphellae
by B. McCune
Pseudocyphellaria rainierensis - Habit, field
Habit, field
by B. McCune
Pseudocyphellaria rainierensis - Habit, field
Habit, field
by B. McCune
Scale: Bar=1mm unless noted
Growth Form
Fruticose: Never
Foliose: Almost always
Crustose: Never
Appressed Foliose: Sometimes
Fluffy Foliose or Strappy: Commonly
Dangling Hair: Never
Erect Hair: Never
Appressed Hair: Never
Stalks With Squamules: Never
Stalks: Never
Squamules: Never
Single Holdfast: Never
Dangling Nets: Never
Lobe Width (mm): 17 (± 6)

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Pale Gray Green: Almost always
   Pale Green: Almost always
   Pale Gray: Sometimes
Upper Surface Tomentose: Never
Upper Surface Pruinose or Scabrid: Never
Upper Surface with Network of Ridges: Rarely
Upper Surface with Pseudocyphellae: Almost always
   Upper Surface with Holes into Cavity: Never
Cilia on Margins: Never
Lower Surface (Foliose)
Lower Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Whitish: Almost always
   Brown: Almost always
   Tan: Almost always
Veined Below: Never
Rhizinate Below: Sometimes
   Rhizines Squarrose: Never
Tomentose Below: Almost always
Cyphellae: Never
Pseudocyphellae Below: Almost always
Papillae Below: Never

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

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

Cortex 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: Never
Lobules: Almost always