Blue gray upper, dark brown smooth lower, black cilia, peach colored sorediate margins
Most of the edges were curled up so that the lichen looked dark colored, as the lower surface was mostly showing
In tundra outside Bethel, Alaska. Furled foliose branches superficially look cylindrical. Makes many mounds about ten inches across.
Wolf lichen on California incense cedar bark
Common green shield?
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).