Observation 167282: Lasallia papulosa (Ach.) Llano
When: 2014-05-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On rocks near the peak of Mount Mitchell. The green one may be the same thing with algae on it, but I’m not sure.

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
84% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: “toad skin” — with that distintive “bubbly” surface, it can only be confused with L. pensylvanica, much rarer in southern Apps, and shiny darker brown versus this pale “powdery” color

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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It’s a good common one
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-06-13 10:29:37 PDT (-0700)

Up there with Umbilicaria mammulata. Nice and distinctive, big, and common. What’s not to like? :)

Thanks very much
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2014-06-13 10:13:26 PDT (-0700)

Thank you for the ID — I’m not too familiar with lichen

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