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We saw this lichen hiking on one of the trails. It is a white/light grey, leafy lichen that we found on the bark of a tree. The genus is distinguished by inflated thallus and jet black lower surface.

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Hey Kate - I don' think this species ID is correct. Check the Lichen book I put down at the POE room, and also change the location ID - we were at Pack Forest, not Packwood forest. Cheers

Posted by tewksjj over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Tube Lichens - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
kueda's ID: Tube Lichens (Genus Hypogymnia)

Lichens are tough! This genus is distinguished by the inflated thallus and jet black lower surface.

Posted by kueda over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Tube Lichens - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
kates17's ID: Tube Lichens (Genus Hypogymnia)
Posted by kates17 over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Tube Lichens - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
mossy's ID: Tube Lichens (Genus Hypogymnia)
Posted by mossy over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Hooded Tube Lichen - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tom_carlberg's ID: Hooded Tube Lichen (Hypogymnia physodes)

Nice photo! Had to scan around to see the hooded granular soredia that distinguish this species, but the photo was clear enough.

Posted by tom_carlberg over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Tube Lichens - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
kates17's ID: Tube Lichens (Genus Hypogymnia)
Tube Lichens - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Tube Lichens (Genus Hypogymnia)
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Hooded Tube Lichen - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tom_carlberg's ID: Hooded Tube Lichen (Hypogymnia physodes)
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