Observation 188867: Physcia americana G. Merr.

When: 2014-07-04

Collection location: Oakfield Ledge State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

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Two interesting features in this specimen.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-11-17 18:54:11 MST (-0700)

It has apothecia, which are rare in this species. And it grows on dolomitic limestone of Niagara Escarpment that is a prominent feature in this area, while usually this species grows on trees.

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