Brick-Spored Firedot Lichen - Brigantiaea praetermissa
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The type specimen is from Sanders County. This lichen is considered uncommon in western Montana and widely scattered in the Pacific Northwest.
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Occurs in the Pacific northwest.
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On conifer (i.e., Pinus monticola, Thuja plicata, Tsuga heterophylla) bark in low, moist forests.
Reproduces sexually by spores from the apothecium.
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