Observation 12735: Pertusaria amara (Ach.) Nyl.

When: 2008-10-16

Collection location: Cape Lookout State Park, Tillamook Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Another crustose lichen growing on Lodgepole pine at the entrance to Cape Lookout State Park. This lichen as a granular surface plus multiple raised gray-green bumps which are usually not cup-shaped, but rather cushion-shaped and granular themselves.



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5% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Used references: Almost certainly Pertsuaria, and matches the photo in Brodo nicely.

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