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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Date

October 21, 2014 04:47 PM PDT

Description

On rock

Photos / Sounds

Date

October 22, 2014 03:43 PM PDT

Description

Thallus / medulla K-
Apothecia absent
Soralia abundant, not concave
Branches not constricted at base
Base of thallus not blackened

Brodo takes me to U. lapponica / U. glabresens couplet, but I probably missed something.

Photos / Sounds

Imag0120

What

Brown-eyed Wolf Lichen Letharia columbiana

Observer

justin2

Date

October 18, 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Description

Brown eyed wolf lichen on a fire scarred incense cedar

Photos / Sounds

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What

Arizona Beard Lichen Usnea arizonica

Observer

johnrusk

Date

September 25, 2014 09:17 AM PDT

Description

Usnea arizonica—western bushy beard lichen. The most common fruticose lichen in the garden. Little information is available on the internet concerning this lichen. Photographed at Regional Parks Botanic Garden located in Tilden Regional Park near Berkeley, CA

Photos / Sounds

What

Usnea longissima Dolichousnea longissima

Observer

heatherrackley

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

White central cord with very few branches and numerous from .2-8 cm , hanging from an Acer macrophyllum in strands varying from 4-6 feet in length.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kucycads

Date

October 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Date

October 17, 2014 05:26 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 05:41 PM PDT

Description

flat, dry, dark inside, top and bottom, no apothecia
Connector Trail

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruffle Lichens Genus Parmotrema

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:12 PM PDT

Description

bluish-gray upper surface; black, smooth lower surface, lots of cilia on margins, not able to do any chem tests today

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:07 PM PDT

Description

On fallen dead Monterey Pine, passed pull test

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 03:27 PM PDT

Description

Extremely dry, on dead coyote bush, passed pull test

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 17, 2014
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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.