Observation 86024: Coenogonium implexum Nyl.
When: 2012-01-09
No herbarium specimen

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: if lichenized
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: if unlichenized

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Without clear apothecia it’s a coin toss
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-06-18 23:55:09 CDT (-0400)

White spots in photo 3 could be overexposed apothecia… or random dirt!

Unless
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-06-18 19:38:00 CDT (-0400)

those white specks in photo 3 are apothecia, I only see Trentepohlia here, but it sounds like you’re saying, Jason, that the fungus is almost certainly there, apothecia or none, yes?

Looks like Coenogonium
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-01-09 13:38:24 CST (-0500)

I’ve seen something that looks exactly the same on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. It’s 99% composed of filaments of Trentepohlia. If lichenized, it looks exactly the same, but the filaments are encased with very thin fungal hyphae visible only under compound microscope, and it occasionally grows tiny pink/orange apothecia, just scattered throughout the tuft of green algae.

About Lichen
By: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)
2012-01-09 12:26:47 CST (-0500)

Growing outside shade net , in a nursery.

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