Observation 34982: Everniastrum catawbiense (Degel.) Hale ex Sipman

Location: 35°36’38.67"N, 83°25’32.46""W, 1540 m

Substrate and habitat: Growing on the branches of Rhododendron.

Identification: Thallus small, about 12 mm across; lobes long, linear, spreading or arching upwards, dichotomously branched, silvery white above, jet black below, bordered by striking, long black cilia; a few small soralia on the upper cortex near several lobe tips.

Sharnoff’s Everniastrum catawbiense gallery
CNALH images and locality map, and a larger, interactive locality map.

Common name: powder-tipped antler lichen.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:47 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Newfound Gap, Great Smoky Mountains NP, North Carolina’ to ‘Newfound Gap, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, USA

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, pp.313-314; Hinds and Hinds, 2005, pp.246-247

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