This lichen was thickly covering the branches and trunks of some dead shrubs that I believe were Coyote Brush (Baccharis pilularis). I am still seeking help with this lichen's identification.
I have include a photo I took through my microscope that I believe shows grayish soredia.
There were several flocks of Wild Turkeys in San Juan Canyon and on top of Fremont Peak this morning, All of which included displaying males like this one.
Along the coastal dunes of Monterey County, the Coast Wallflower occurs with the very similar and endangered Menzie's Wallflower (E. menziesii). They are best separated by the shape of their basal leaves.