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original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not
illustrated. Excerpt: ... appearing on surface of lobes, or even
covering them; color dusky brown, but varying from bright to dusky
green, brownish, and dark brown; beneath brownish, wrinkled and
pitted, and with occasional fibrils. Apothecia terminal or
marginal; disk chestnut, the margin crenulate or minutely
tuberculate; spores spherical, 4.9 to 8 f t in diameter. Abundant
throughout, on trees, shrubs, and fences, from sea level to 3000
feet or more. Examination of many hundreds of specimens has failed
to show one according in character with the specific name, marginal
cilia or fibrils being invariably absent. A particularly luxuriant
but aberrant form is found on fences along the ocean shore. It is
distinguished by its large clumps of erect, complicate and crisped
lobes, and great development of the tubercular or cephaloid growths
mentioned above, the entire surface being covered with them. A
lichen of the United States and Canada; said to occur also in
Northern Europe and Asia. 2. NEPHROMOPSIS PLATYPHYLLA (Tuck.)
Herre. Cetraria platyphylla Tuck. Syn. N. Am. Lich. I: 34. 1882.
Cetraria platyphylla Herre, Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci. 7: 338. 1906.
Thallus thin, compressed, rigid, foliaceous; lobes appressed, and
expanded, with elevated tips, or more often ascendant, narrow at
base; surface rough, covered with tubercles, the lens also often
disclosing the presence of many sulfur-colored granules; color dark
dull olivaceous brown; under surface paler, wrinkled, naked;
medullary layer sulfur-colored or white and cottony. Apothecia
marginal; disk shining, darker than thallus; margin tuberculate;
spores spherical, 4.5 to 9 ft in diameter. On Pseudotsuga
taxifolia, Butano Ridge, altitude 2000 feet; on Adenostoma
fasciculatum, Loma Prieta, altitude 3793 feet. A bark lichen
ranging from the ...
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