Observation 12208: Umbilicaria mammulata (Ach.) Tuck.

These large rubbery sheets were covering many rocks in the Cranberry Wilderness, especially at elevation. Some were as large as a dinner plate.

Proposed Names

-12% (2)
Recognized by sight
84% (1)
Recognized by sight: This is “rock tripe” — very common (and edible if you like eating shoe leather) in the Appalachians. I think this is the only species like this, but I don’t have my Brodo with me at the moment.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2008-10-08 18:41:38 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2008-10-08 18:41:53 CDT (-0500)
Viewed: 56 times, last viewed: 2017-06-05 03:19:01 CDT (-0500)