Observation 269474: Lecanora Ach.

When: 2016-07-30

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Pgrunow

No specimen available

crustose lichen on the cone with pale grayish green lecanora-shaped apothecia
I am assuming the garnet-colored apothecia belong to the same lichen


Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: For the yellow lichen
29% (1)
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i can see that.
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2017-02-09 17:33:52 CST (-0600)

just adds to the scientific information

This is a Bishop Pine (P. muricata)
By: Pgrunow
2017-02-09 15:37:15 CST (-0600)

Not sure if that changes anything or not

On Monterey Pine Cone, Pinus radiata
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2017-02-09 15:24:43 CST (-0600)
That is very interesting and helpful!
By: Pgrunow
2017-02-09 15:20:53 CST (-0600)
Similar to my recent workup on Monterey Pine Cones
By: J-Dar
2017-02-09 08:57:06 CST (-0600)

The yellow one looks like Lecanora strobilina or L. substrobilina (see observation 264309).

The darker apothecia belong to a different lichen. Try Cliostomum griffithii (see observation 264257).