Observation 149109: Parmeliella triptophylla (Ach.) Müll. Arg.
When: 2013-10-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On tree. Color distinctive: light blue. Underside insteresting too. Many root-like mats holding onto bark. With bark peeled away, dull brown holdfasts cover the surface.

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Surface of lichen light blue.
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Subsurface in cross-section dark blue. Still holding onto bark.
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With bark peeled away, many brown to red-brown rootlike structures, matted.

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Used references: Brodo, Lichens of North America. This was found on Bigleaf maple, at Rooster Rock S.P., which is just outside of its known area.

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