Observation 91143: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2012-03-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found growing on a large rock in the woods.

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By: Richard Droker (wanderflechten)
2012-03-29 18:00:27 CST (-0500)

Don’t know if it is helpful to speculate wildly. Rock in the woods makes me think Porpidia, perhaps something like P. tuberculosa, which is variable in appearance.

I don’t recognize this
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-03-28 15:40:43 CST (-0500)

I would need a closer look at the soralia (assuming there are any… maybe it’s got really inconspicuous apothecia??), and K and C tests would probably help a lot, too (that’s how the keys to sterile crustose lichens are structured: first couplets usually narrow it down by chemistry, then branch off into type of soralia, substrate, habitat, and geographic regions).

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