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    • Parmelia sulcata
  • English
    • Shield Lichen
    • Hammered Shield Lichen

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Recent observations

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What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

marykategillis

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

I saw this on a tree in trinity bellwoods park. It was a very cold day.

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Waxpaper lichen (Parmelia sulcata) Parmelia sulcata

Observer

dcontreras

Date

January 29, 2015 04:55 PM EST

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Observer

kueda

Date

January 31, 2015 01:06 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

kingcoarl

Date

January 27, 2015 12:00 PM EST

Description

Found on the tree by the pool

Photos / Sounds

What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

metsa

Date

January 24, 2015 02:08 PM PST

Description

On metal rail,
gray upper surface,

brown lower surface with lighter edges

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Observer

kueda

Date

January 10, 2015 02:32 PM PST

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Observer

metsa

Date

December 27, 2014 11:05 AM PST

Place

Somoa, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Forks, linear pseudocyphale, crossed rhyzines, soredia

ID by tom_carlberg

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What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

meallen12

Date

December 25, 2014 02:04 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ryancaffey

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

dominic

Date

December 7, 2014

Description

Found on a fallen oak tree.

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What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

carolinesuttie

Date

November 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

bbd2014

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

Recorded by D. J. Galloway. Rocks in rock garden.

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Description from Wikipedia

Net-marked parmelia (Parmelia sulcata), or Shield lichen, is a lichen in the family Parmeliaceae. It is very tolerant of pollution and is widespread, making it one of the most common lichens.

No range data available.