On rock (granite?)
light gray upper surface, light brown lower surface, abundant apothecia with brown centers, edges of lobes are light brown.
lots of black spots (pycnidia?)
On end of a branch of a fallen tree limb
the yellow lichen with apothecia with brown centers ( just above some Hypogymnia)
Relatively common in this area - sooo beautiful (and whimsical) !
On rock, black upper and lower surface
I think there are a couple apothecia
"Council tree", over 500 years old and largest in southern California per staff at the reserve
Pale green upper, light brown lower, lots of black dots (pycnidia?)
White interior of tube
on branch of fallen limb of tree
part of the upper surface (cortex) is wrinkled like a brain....
this may be the same species as this one: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1781004
I know this is tube lichen; I just want to be sure it doesn't overlap with what is already posted
Blue green upper surface, Brown lower surface
White interior, flat tubes
on fallen branch
this may be the same as:
this one may also be the same species as the other two... have to look closer before posting more pictures.
No apothecia but has soredia
on fallen branch
next to Indian Creek
Lemon Lily per reserve website
so fortunate to attend a meeting at this UC reserve... but it's been raining ALL day !
One of two sunning on granite boulder.
It is growing in between sage grass, it looks smaller than bush pappy.
stealing peanuts from cabin porch, near Strawberry Creek, Idyllwild, Ca
On cabin porch near Strawberry Creek, Idyllwild, CA. Attracted by throwing peanuts.
I think these are Mediterranean house geckos but I'm not sure. These pictures are taken in Palm Springs, CA. I saw four adults and one baby gecko. They were on a lamp post.
- Museum GI Allison
Observed on Willow Creek below trail between Skunk Cabbage Meadow and Round Valley on 6/29/2009 at 10:23am.