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Xanthomendoza fulva

Overview
PNW Range:
  West sideUncommon
  East sideAbundant
  Immediate coastRare
  Alpine or subalpineUncommon
Habitat: In both semi-open and shaded sites, commonly in quite dry low-elevation sites including steppe and riparian habitats.
Substrate: On bark, wood, and rock (both calcareous and noncalcareous)
Comments:
Synonymy: Xanthoria fulva
Xanthomendoza fulva - Habit
Habit
by B. McCune
1/5
Xanthomendoza fulva - Lobes
Lobes
by B. McCune
2/5
Xanthomendoza fulva - Lobes
Lobes
by B. McCune
3/5
Xanthomendoza fulva - Habit
Habit
by B. McCune
4/5
Xanthomendoza fulva - Habit
Habit
by B. McCune
5/5
Scale: Bar=1mm unless noted
Growth Form
Fruticose: Never
Foliose: Almost always
Crustose: Never
Appressed Foliose: Commonly
Fluffy Foliose or Strappy: Sometimes
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): 0.4 (± 0.2)

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Pale Green: Rarely
   Dark Green: Rarely
   Orange: Almost always
   Yellow: 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
Lower Surface (Foliose)
Lower Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Orange: Almost always
   Yellow: Almost always
   Whitish: Almost always
Veined Below: Never
Rhizinate Below: Almost always
   Rhizines Squarrose: Never
Tomentose Below: Never
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: Almost always
Cyanobacteria Primary Photobiont: Never
Internal Cephalodia: Never
External Cephalodia: Never

Chemistry
Cortex K+ Purple or Red: Almost always
Sexual Reproduction
Perithecia: Never
Apothecia: Sometimes
   Mazaedium: Never
Disk Color    (Dry) 
   Disk Orange: Almost always
   Disk Yellow: Rarely

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