Observation 166730: Alectoria Ach.
When: 2014-06-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on bark of Noble fir.

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Singular white to gray-green strand of lichen, growing on Noble fir tree trunk.
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Same strand. Difficult to find a focus for this angle.
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Proposed Names

2% (2)
Eye3
Used references: Brodo, Lichens of North America. Pendant, gray, sometimes branching. Whole lichen is 4 inches (10cm) long.
28% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: far too pale to be any of the Bryorias, but too small to identify from photo, form looks like A. imshaugii

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Sounds right, Jason.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-06-08 11:06:39 CDT (-0400)

I was using just the key in Brodo to get to this one. I also agree: doesn’t look like Bryoria.

Created: 2014-06-06 02:25:38 CDT (-0400)
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