Observation 99996: Flavoparmelia caperata (L.) Hale

Notes:
HABITAT mixed birch-conifer forest on ridge at top of steep southern slope of mountain; SUBSTRATE Picea bark; ASPECT partly sunny.

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Ah, but you see…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-07-10 23:47:16 CEST (+0200)

We don’t have Flavoparmelia soredians in North America, so it’s super easy for us! :)

This group of observations was all from very high elevation in the Smokies. Many common species look a bit odd up there. It is not unusual for the usnic species to be especially yellowish, not just Flavoparmelia and Flavopunctelia.

Another spectacular set of observations!
By: zaca
2012-07-10 23:33:21 CEST (+0200)

Regarding this one, in this specimens the soredia is (almost completely) lacking, like in the one that I posted recently. The color seems to be a bit more yellow.

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