Observation 112495: Flavoparmelia caperata (L.) Hale
When: 2012-10-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Whitish foliose lichen found on a wild cherry tree in patches interspersed with a more grayish, more deeply lobed foliose lichen with black hairs on the underside (MO112496).

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Both should be very common in your area
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-10-06 16:39:57 CDT (-0400)

The grayer stuff is Parmelia, either P. sulcata (soredia) or P. squarrosa (isidiate), both with black underside and black bottle-brush like “squarrose” rhizines.

Created: 2012-10-06 16:34:36 CDT (-0400)
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