Observation 12728: Platismatia norvegica
When: 2008-10-16
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On Lodgepole pine at the entrance to Cape Lookout State Park.

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Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Parmelia has flatter lobes and abundant black rhizines on the underside which is typically blacker than I see in the photos here even at the edges. I think you would find that this has no rhizines underneath, making it Platismatia. Within that genus, the conspicuous reticulate ridges make it P. norvegica or P. lacunosa, but this looks more like the former.

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