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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

Observer

rangerskat

Date

March 3, 2012 01:56 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cheryl3

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Boreal Beard Lichen Usnea subfloridana

Observer

kingcoarl

Date

January 27, 2015 12:05 PM EST

Description

Found on Palm tree by the pool

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

kingcoarl

Date

January 27, 2015 12:00 PM EST

Description

Found on the tree by the pool

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

kingcoarl

Date

January 27, 2015 11:57 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

Observer

robberfly

Date

January 25, 2015 01:09 PM PST

Description

U. scabrata?

Photos / Sounds

What

Rock Shields Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 23, 2015 08:39 AM PST

Description

On a rock in partial sun, under oaks.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

January 24, 2015 03:04 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

metsa

Date

January 24, 2015 02:24 PM PST

Description

On metal rail, dark lower surface, green soredia on edges?

the lichen color was almost identical to the gray metal rail color

Photos / Sounds

What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

metsa

Date

January 24, 2015 02:08 PM PST

Description

On metal rail,
gray upper surface,

brown lower surface with lighter edges

Photos / Sounds

Observer

metsa

Date

January 24, 2015 02:06 PM PST

Description

On metal rail, tight against surface, dark lower surface

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Description from Wikipedia

The Parmeliaceae is a large and diverse family of Lecanoromycetes. With over 2000 species in roughly 87 genera, it is regarded as the largest family of lichen forming fungi. The most speciose genera in the family are the well-known groups: Xanthoparmelia (800+ species), Usnea (500+ species), Parmotrema (350+ species), and Hypotrachyna (190+ species).

No range data available.