Observation 88107: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2011-05-30
No herbarium specimen

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which is even better in fruit…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-02-23 12:48:30 CST (-0600)
It could be Baeomyces rufus
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-02-23 03:19:53 CST (-0600)

Or it could be any of a dozen sterile crusts I’ve never heard of… But B. rufus can have sterile thalli, even this size. Texture and color and habitat are similar.

pretty green lichen
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2012-02-23 01:22:52 CST (-0600)

Beautiful Lichen Andrew!

I have no idea what species it is – “Species” here as in specific kind of lichen. Lichens are communities composed of algae, fungi, and cyanobacteria. Some combinations are well adapted and persist for many generations, other combinations last for a little while and die out. It’s hard to say what a species of lichen is.

Beautiful green thing.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-02-22 17:08:17 CST (-0600)

Too bad there is probably no ID for this.

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