Observation 13471: Hypogymnia (Nyl.) Nyl.

When: 2008-11-01

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

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Pendant gray-green to lime-green lichen, with black reverse, white undercoating, and occasional small protuberances on the surface lobes. Underside is thick, black and tar-like, which the surface grows around and is slightly inrolled at the margins.Found on a wind-blown recent twig, probably of Sitka spruce.


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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Three possible species: H. heterophylla, H. duplicata, H. enteromorpha. Depends on color of interior, and average shape of lobe tips.

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