Observation 278033: Parmotrema A. Massal.


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Ah ha!
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2017-06-06 21:06:48 CDT (-0400)

Then, I suppose this “someone” said to the photo owner, “oh, and a nice example of Parmotrema you have there!” As if they knew all along lol.

It looks like
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-06-05 09:19:31 CDT (-0400)

someone saw a neat lichen in the background of a mushroom photo, cropped it out, found that it was blurry, but figured “what the hey?” and posted it anyway. :)

By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2017-06-05 09:11:11 CDT (-0400)

In my defense, I didn’t take this photo. It is pretty blurry!

By: Rocky Houghtby
2017-06-04 11:46:23 CDT (-0400)
With photos this small…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-06-04 11:27:13 CDT (-0400)

it’s pure gestalt! But if you squint just right you can see the pom-pom-like soralia of Parmotrema reticulatum or something similar in the blurry background. That rules out Flavoparmelia and all other Parmeliaceae genera in your area.

By: Rocky Houghtby
2017-06-04 11:02:54 CDT (-0400)

How do you distinguish this from Flavoparmelia (or any of the Parmeliaceae for that matter).

Created: 2017-06-04 02:57:31 CDT (-0400)
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