On Magnolia tree
On rock at top of tank hill, after 3 days of fog
on wooden fence
Greenish color lichen (not the blue tone of the macro photos)
This circular foliose lichen was seen on a Manzanita branch.
- foliose lichen;
- shape resembles that of an oak leaf;
- found on a fallen Indian plum (Oemleria cerasiformis) branch.
Flavoparmelia caperata or common greenshield lichen (from Lichens of North America) is a medium to large foliose lichen that has a very distinctive pale yellow green upper cortex when dry. The rounded lobes, measuring 3–8 mm (0.1–0.3 in) wide, usually have patches of granular soredia arising from pustules. The lobes of the thallus may be smooth, but quite often have a wrinkled appearance especially in older specimens. The lower surface is black except for a brown margin; rhizomes...