Observation 144659: Dibaeis baeomyces (L. f.) Rambold & Hertel
When: 2013-09-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ground. Substrate cement colored. Structures up to 5 mm. high with salmon pink FB’s.

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Thanks again, Daniel
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-09-05 21:54:50 CDT (-0400)

I find lichens to be fascinating and plan to learn more about them. I appreciate your comment.

Terri

What you descibe as “cement colored” is
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-09-05 21:52:47 CDT (-0400)

the primary thallus. Often the photobiont (lichens are combinations of fungi and photobiont algae) is not even visible. When it is seen it is bright green.

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