This chinky lichen was seen adnate on a large rock not far from Lake Ralphine.
Growing on a week old cut apple.
This crustose lichen was firmly adnate on a large native rock. The microhabitat is a moderately steep rocky chaparral area. This specimen size of the chinky lichen is about eight by ten cm.
Cultivated in petri dish using potato dextrose agar. Indoors.
Growing on Amanita muscaria
on a cherry tree
I feel pretty good about this being something under Brodo et al.'s entry for Placidium lacinulatum, and the apparently black lower surface seems to indicate P. lachneum. This was appeared to be on a rock, but when I tried to look at the lower surface it appeared to be attached to a clump of soil.