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Recent observations

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What

Shield Lichens Genus Parmelia

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Was found all over the sandstone rocks.

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Square

Observer

lichenlady

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

lichen on bark

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Square

What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found on the same tree where the fungus was.

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Observer

atur

Date

April 25, 2015

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Square

What

Witch's Hair Alectoria sarmentosa

Observer

andrea_borelli

Date

April 25, 2015 05:16 AM PDT

Description

Witch's Hair comes from the Convolvulaceae family. It appears as an orange color and it's texture is very stringy like hair.

Photos / Sounds

Date

April 24, 2015 01:49 PM CDT

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Square

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

andrewmccarthy

Date

April 24, 2015 10:48 AM PDT

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Observer

pjd1

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Common pavement weed - known widely in New Zealand as the 'sexy pavement lichen'. In this example growing on asphalt. Thallus covered in globose isidia, these often subcylindrical and erumpent; thallus underside pinkish-brown.

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Observer

toddfolsom

Date

April 19, 2015

Description

I'm not sure of the species, but pretty sure of the genus from looking at resources in iNaturalist and on the web.

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Square

What

Shield Lichens Genus Parmelia

Observer

dwest

Date

April 22, 2015 10:55 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

akruger90

Date

April 24, 2015 04:16 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

akruger90

Date

April 24, 2015 04:43 PM EDT
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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.