Observation 20217: Porpidia albocaerulescens (Wulfen) Hertel & Knoph

When: 2009-04-12

Collection location: Royalston, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

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Looks like it but…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2009-04-13 01:24:39 CDT (-0500)

…the only way to be 100% sure is to pop it under the microscope. However, Porpidia albocaerulescens is a distinctive and common crust on forest boulders on the east coast, where few (if any?) other crustose lichens flourish like this.

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