Observation 144189: Parmelia sulcata Taylor

When: 2013-08-29

Collection location: Peterson’s Butte, near Lebanon, Linn Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

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2% (2)
Used references: Brodo, Scharnoff and Sharnoff’s “Lichens of North America” While the photos to not necessarily match, the description is very close. Clustered on twigs, very small, underside with many rhizimes, usually brown to dark brown near edges, black toward center.
29% (1)
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Recognized by sight: On Jason Hollinger’s suggestion.
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Based on Jason Hollinger’s suggestion.

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I don’t think so
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-02-07 00:07:00 CST (-0500)

Parmotrema perlatum shouldn’t have abundant rhizines right to the edge like that. P. reticulatum is a bit closer, but I don’t think it’s that either. This looks more like Parmelia to me, either P. sulcata or P. barrenoae.

Created: 2013-08-29 23:29:41 CDT (-0400)
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