Found within the boundaries of Noble View hiking area
Several rocks were covered with this lichen, especially along upper part of trail. (I would like confirmation of the identification since I'm unfamiliar with other species in the genus.)
Thallus / medulla K-
Soralia abundant, not concave
Branches not constricted at base
Base of thallus not blackened
Brodo takes me to U. lapponica / U. glabresens couplet, but I probably missed something.
Brown eyed wolf lichen on a fire scarred incense cedar
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 (?)
Usnea arizonica—western bushy beard lichen. The most common fruticose lichen in the garden. Little information is available on the internet concerning this lichen. Photographed at Regional Parks Botanic Garden located in Tilden Regional Park near Berkeley, CA
White central cord with very few branches and numerous from .2-8 cm , hanging from an Acer macrophyllum in strands varying from 4-6 feet in length.
Light greenish-blue lichen with distinct, black bulbous tips.
Habitat: Growing on rocks in an old growth forest with other lichens and mosses. Over story was Douglas-fir, western red cedar, and western hemlock.
Weather: Misty, rainy, 60F, full overcast sky.
A large, red mushroom that was half buried in duff and debris. This mushroom had no gills and no visible pores. It has a thick base with an upward curling cap. Flesh was white. This massive mushroom was 180 mm in length and 78 mm tall.
Habitat: Growing in the loam and duff of an old growth conifer forest.
A large, loosely appressed leaf lichen; lobes broad, 10-25 mm wide; upper surface hairless, olive-green to pale or dark buish-grey, lacking cephalodia, often bearing brownish, tooth-like fruiting bodies (apothecia) on raised lobes along the lobe margins; lower surface whitish, cottony, bearing low, broad, brownish or blackish veins and long, slender holdfasts (rhizines).
Common name : Lipstick Cladonia
An upright club lichen.
10-20 mm tall.
Arising from clusters of tiny grey based scales: clubs unbranched
covered in tiny powdery balls (soredia)
bright red fruiting bodies (apothecia)
found on decaying tree stump