Description: Medium-sized, closely appressed to ascending foliose lichens; surface usually wrinkled. Photobiont green. laminal or maginal; conidia dumbbell-shaped.
Lower Surface: pale, wrinkled, with fairly abujndant, pale rhizines
Apothecia: lecanorine, with light brown, shiny disks, produced on the upper surface or margins of the lobes
Spores: colorless, 1-celled, spherical & prominant,
NO pseudocyphellae OR soredia
cilia: sparse OR absent
Bibliography: Lichens of North America, by Irwin M. Brodo, Sylvia Duran Sharnoff, & Stephen Sharnoff
Database Entry: Distance Everheart 12-26-13