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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

September 2, 2014 02:36 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

metsa

Date

September 1, 2014 12:44 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Rock Shields Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

metsa

Date

September 1, 2014 12:32 PM PDT

Description

Gray color, tight against rock.

Large rock outcropping

Photos / Sounds

What

Rock Shields Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

metsa

Date

September 1, 2014 12:27 PM PDT

Description

Black lower surface, tight against rock

Behr Ave. rock outcropping

Photos / Sounds

What

Rock Shields Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

metsa

Date

September 1, 2014 12:23 PM PDT

Description

Behr Ave. rock outcropping

Photos / Sounds

What

Rock Shields Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

metsa

Date

September 1, 2014 12:17 PM PDT

Description

Tight agaist rock. Black lower surface.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

metsa

Date

September 1, 2014 12:11 PM PDT

Description

Growing on coast redwood #621

Photos / Sounds

Observer

metsa

Date

September 1, 2014 10:59 AM PDT

Description

Bluish-gray color, Black lower surface with long black cilia, edges curl up and have soridia

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Boreal Oakmoss Evernia mesomorpha

Observer

metsa

Date

August 26, 2014

Description

On a trig that had fallen to the ground. Bushy, large specimen.

lots of soridia (?)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Shield Lichens Genus Parmelia

Observer

metsa

Date

August 26, 2014

Description

This is similar in location and type to another observation (link below), but I was struck by how leafy this one is. Also light green on rock with occasional apothecia with brown centers (which are not located exclusively in the center of the lichen).

http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/855052

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Boreal Oakmoss Evernia mesomorpha

Observer

metsa

Date

August 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Rock Shields Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

metsa

Date

August 29, 2014 10:00 AM CDT

Description

Gray outer lobes with light green edges, abundant dark brown disks at center, tight against rock
on shaded rock. black lower surface (pic taken after rain)
Is this Cumberland Rock Shield (Xanthroparmelia cumberlandia)? P. 80 Walewski book. Also looks like star rosette lichen

(rock at top of koivula)

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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.