Observation 18724: Physcia (Schreb.) Michaux
When: 2009-02-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A very common lichen here a Strouds run, usually found on oak branches. The little black fruit cups are easy to overlook.

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Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Used references: Looking through Brodo’s Lichens of North America it could be P. pumilior (the lumpy look is distinctive) but according to the map in there you’re a bit far north for it to be as common as you say it is. Maybe there are other locally common species not mentioned?

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