When: 2009-12-09

Collection location: Santa Maria Dota, San Lorenzo, San José, Costa Rica [Click for map]

Who: Daniel Jimenez (Daniel CR)

No specimen available

It grows into large structures along lianas in shaded places. The habitat shows a 2 or 3 months partially dry season. Some of the structures were dead on the ground forming white – gray sandy to touch discs.

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a view from below
This is the alga that forms the lichen

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visiting CR
By: Daniel Jimenez (Daniel CR)
2009-12-13 22:20:37 CST (-0500)

most of my photos are taken above 1500 meters high, 99% of times there is no problem at all with bugs. But if you go for lower regions, the bug spray is going to be A MUST !

Don’t forget your bug spray.
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-12-12 09:38:17 CST (-0500)
Magnificent photos.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-12-11 05:52:26 CST (-0500)

Makes me want to visit Costa Rica.