Observation 165711: Hypogymnia physodes (L.) Nyl.
When: 2014-05-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on a 2" diameter Western hemlock branch which had been blown-down by wind. Limb was about 8’ long. Difficult to focus lichen while holding limb.

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Recognized by sight: odd-looking, and it’s hard to really tell from these photos, but it looks inflated with burst tips… definitely don’t like Parmelia, though, because it doesn’t have the white markings on the upper surface…

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I noticed the lack of raised veins on the upper surface.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-05-21 16:40:38 HST (-1000)

Now I realize it was, as they say, a CLUE.

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