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Recent observations

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Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

Observer

manesalinas

Date

May 5, 2015 03:26 PM CDT

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Shield Lichens Genus Parmelia

Date

September 24, 2016 11:06 AM CDT

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Observer

pjd1

Date

September 19, 2016 01:51 PM NZST

Description

Common - but really difficult to collect. Saxicolous on gabbro and serpentinite rubble in pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa) / tawapou (Planchonella costata) / karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus) coastl forest. Associated with Parmotrema tinctorum.

Medulla K+ brownish yellow; thallus large (300 mm diameter), greenish grey when moist, greyish white when dry, smooth, without reticulate cracking, very faintly white-maculate near lobe margins, lobe margins virtually glabrous, but sparsely ciliate in lobe axils and sinuses; soredia not seen; lower surface with broad, smooth, naked pale brown margin, otherwise more or less densely rhizinate, rhizines simple, black.

Images taken from wetted specimen.

Voucher collected (figured here)

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Bristly Beard Lichen Usnea hirta

Observer

graces

Date

September 23, 2016 10:55 AM PDT

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Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

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ellekiebert

Date

September 23, 2016 10:52 AM PDT

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

Observer

averyparadise

Date

September 23, 2016 01:23 PM PDT

Description

Shield lichen on a sandstone with other kinds of lichen too!

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Shield Lichens Genus Parmelia

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svarghese

Date

September 22, 2016

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Rock Shields Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

kkellman

Date

September 22, 2016 06:26 AM PDT

Description

on granite rock

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Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

Observer

pengelmeyer

Date

September 22, 2016 11:26 AM PDT

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Shield Lichens Genus Parmelia

Observer

fairyeagle

Date

September 23, 2016

Description

on kowhai tree

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Ruffle Lichens Genus Parmotrema

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kueda

Date

September 22, 2016 11:08 AM PDT

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Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

Observer

usfsbioblitz

Date

September 21, 2016 10:27 AM 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).

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