Observation 167947: Lichen P. Micheli

Foliose lichen with brown to pine-green to green-brown thallus, sometimes edged with white; like a small raised cushion.


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-2% (2)
Recognized by sight
-13% (2)
Used references: Brodo, Lichens of North America. At least it matches the size and general shape. No “horns” that I can see.

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This was growing
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-06-20 19:05:07 CDT (-0400)

on the curb immediatiely adjacent to SE 82nd Ave., a very well-travelled street in Portland. Pretty sure this isn’t a moss, though.

Dendriscocaulon is unlikely candidate
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-06-20 17:17:24 CDT (-0400)

It is extremely rare, and wouldn’t be caught dead in an urban setting. That said, I can’t suggest any alternatives based on these photos.