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    • Sac Fungi
  • Scientific Names
    • Ascomycota
    • Ascomycetes
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    • Hongos de saco, levaduras y parientes

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Recent observations

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Observer

boyoftheforest

Date

May 20, 2015 02:59 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

like returning to an old friend... on the edge of the redwoods and Douglass firs - among the tan oaks.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

Observer

ambrosia1

Date

May 25, 2015 05:14 PM NZST

Description

This is as close as I can get without going out of focus. Here's hoping its close enough but eben if it't not I've now learned its a beard lichen, so thanks :-)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

brown upper surface with white soredia on ridges, light tan lower surface with white pseudocyphallae

dry

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lichen Parmotrema reticulatum

Observer

ambrosia1

Date

May 25, 2015 04:58 PM NZST

Description

Lichen on the trunk of a live tree.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

large reddish brown upper surface with prominent ridges/depressions, light lower surface with pseudopcyphallae, occasional dark apothecia

dry, on trunk of small dead/dying tree.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cup Lichens Genus Cladonia

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015 03:47 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015 01:48 PM PDT

Description

Pale green upper, dark lower, dark inside tube, (this one was more erect than the other one
K+ Yellow, C-, KC-
On twig

Photos / Sounds

What

variable wrinkle-lichen Tuckermannopsis orbata

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015 02:27 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pale green upper surface, white lower surface, ruffled lobes with black pycnidia, apothecia with brown centers
On a twig of small tree

Photos / Sounds

What

Frayed Ribbon Lichen Ramalina roesleri

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015 02:00 PM PDT

Description

Pale green, on bark of conifer tree trunk, a few wider branches ends that are frayed

Photos / Sounds

What

Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

metsa

Date

May 24, 2015 12:49 PM PDT

Description

Blue green upper surface, dark lower surface with lighter brown tips, dark brown inside tube, brown apothecia, relatively thin tubes
On twig under old Doug firs
Cortex: k+ yellow, C-, KC- (could not tell if I found medulla or not)

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Description from Wikipedia

Ascomycota is a Division/Phylum of the kingdom Fungi that, together with the Basidiomycota, form the subkingdom Dikarya. Its members are commonly known as the sac fungi. They are the largest phylum of Fungi, with over 64,000 species. The defining feature of this fungal group is the "ascus" (from Greek: ἀσκός (askos), meaning "sac" or "wineskin"), a microscopic sexual structure in which nonmotile spores, called ascospores, are formed. However, some species of the Ascomycota are asexual, meaning...

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