Observation 73075: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2011-08-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found on a large rock.

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If in a shady forest…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-08-02 21:12:28 CDT (-0400)

I’d probably call it Porpidia albocaerulescens. It is an extremely variable species. But there are few other easter crusts which agressively cover shaded forest boulders where nothing else will grow. This looks a bit like the “weathered” or “exposed” form. (It takes on a distinctive bluish tone when moist and deeply shaded, although it can also have orangish or brownish or yellowish tints.)

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