I assume mating is going in here, but i would have never expected butterflies to take so long. They sat there together the 15 minutes i sat ther... Plus.
On branch of Monterey Cypress
Lots of soredia, some ends of lobes are "frayed" with finger-like extensions (? Isidia ?)
Same color on both sides, under Monterey cypress, first grove off of sand entrance
Soredia on margins, including those that split (?)
Seen at Stow Lake
On a gum tree in the panhandle. Later saw another one nice one on a gum in Golden Gate Park near 9th and MLK Dr.
flat, dry, dark inside, top and bottom, no apothecia
Pale green, soredia on margins and a few on the strands, on coyote bush
Batteries to bluff trail, on stairs
Late afternoon light was making photography difficult....
red tailed hawk?
On sandy soil, gray color
On fallen monterey Pine tree. Soredia on margins, ragged edges (?), possible small apothecia (?) on edges
I'm still working on the ID for this one....