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Recent observations

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Cumberland Rock Shield Xanthoparmelia cumberlandia

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jwalewski

Date

September 1, 2015 10:50 AM CDT

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Wolf Lichen Letharia vulpina

Observer

eastwind

Date

September 2, 2015

Description

Growing on an incense cedar tree.

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Oakmoss Evernia prunastri

Observer

avocat

Date

August 29, 2015

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Lapland Beard Lichen Usnea lapponica

Observer

bbunny

Date

August 31, 2015 02:35 PM MDT

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Shield Lichens Genus Parmelia

Observer

milopyne

Date

August 30, 2015 06:20 PM CDT

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Wolf Lichens Genus Letharia

Observer

damontighe

Date

August 30, 2015 10:38 AM PDT

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Speckled Greenshield Flavopunctelia flaventior

Date

August 30, 2015 12:46 PM PDT

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Speckled Greenshield Flavopunctelia flaventior

Date

August 30, 2015 12:46 PM PDT

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Oakmoss Evernia prunastri

Date

August 30, 2015 12:26 PM PDT

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Oakmoss Evernia prunastri

Observer

metsa

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

pale yellowish green upper surface, white lower. Lots of round soralia on the margins

on branch of tree

cortex: KC+ yellow

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variable wrinkle-lichen Tuckermannopsis orbata

Observer

metsa

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

on fallen branch

is this Tuckermannopsis orbata (with aphothecia) or Nephroma? Still working on this.

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variable wrinkle-lichen Tuckermannopsis orbata

Observer

metsa

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

on fallen branch

light green upper surface, white lower surface, little black dots (pycnidia) along the margins

there are a few other lichen in picture too... T. orbata is the big one

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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.