Observation 68692: Parmotrema tinctorum (Delise ex Nyl.) Hale
When: 2011-06-03
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: The change of color in relation to the specimen in MO68509 – bluish-grey and almost white at the margins of lobes, without a trace of green – initially made me thought that it was another species and, maybe even, another genus. But it seems that these changes are possible within the same species.

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Used references: Irish lichens.
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By: zaca
2011-06-06 14:15:11 PDT (-0700)

this is the second time that I confuse Parmotrema tinctorum with Parmelina pastilifera (see MO52255 ). Thanks, Jason, for the correction.

By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-06-06 14:01:29 PDT (-0700)

It also has C+ red medulla, and broad rounded lobes with abundant evenly-distributed granular isidia just like this. It can grow on either bark or rock.

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