Observation 34563: Parmotrema A. Massal.

When: 2007-04-01

Collection location: Almoinhas Velhas, Malveira da Serra, Cascais, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: AnPena

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Lichen growing on a rock (some form of granite) near the sea.

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Also consider Hypotrachyna,
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-04-23 22:01:26 MST (-0700)

but this looks more like one of the sorediate Parmotrema to me. There’s a key on-line:


You want couplets 91 through 107, most likely. Although it’s worth considering the “cracked” species (Rimelia), it is sometimes hard to see the cracks in places, but they’re always present and abundant somewhere. You will need chemical spot tests, I’m afraid.

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