Observation 54821: Nostoc

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Maybe a Nostoc sp.
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2010-10-04 22:34:57 PDT (-0700)

This resembles Nostoc, a cyanobacteria that many people miss identify as a jelly-like algae.
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Are you certain?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-10-04 19:58:39 PDT (-0700)

Looks like a lichen to me. Need to look under the edge to see, and photograph what you see. If there are rhizimes (root-like attachments that are holding the material to the trunk) it’s likely a lichen. If not, fungi as good as anything. Not many gree crustose fungi, though. Lots of green lichens.

Created: 2010-10-04 09:32:11 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-09-05 23:34:04 PDT (-0700)
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