Observation 221715: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2015-11-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A crustose, areolar lichen found on a slate walk. Many black apotheca.

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I even doubt it’s a lichen let alone give it a name.
By: zaca
2015-11-04 13:40:07 CST (-0500)

The fact is that from the photos nothing that indicates that this is a lichen appear. In particular, the things said to be black apothecia seem to be holes showing the rock behind the white spots.

In western Washington this would probably be Aspicilia contorta
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-11-04 11:24:51 CST (-0500)

Not sure about Pennsylvania. Would need a close-up showing detail of apothecia for starters.

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