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Baeomyces rufus

Distribution: Washington; Alaska, New York, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts; disjunct in Colorado; British Columbia, Yukon and Northwest Territories, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia.

Habitat: Shade.

Substrate: Rock and mineral soils, less commonly on root bark or wood.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus pale grey-green, continuous to areolate, verrucose or squamulose; Podetia 1-2 mm with dull brown flat or hemispherical apothecia less than 2 mm in diameter.

Accepted Name:
Baeomyces rufus (Hudson) Rebent.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Baeomyces rufus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

CalPhotos: Baeomyces rufus photos

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