When: 2019-01-01

Collection location: Fort Payne, Alabama, USA [Click for map]

Who: Lisa Kimmerling (L_Kimmerling)

No specimen available

Growing on a fallen hardwood branch.
Looking for an ID on the lichen to the right (not the Usnea sp.)


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By: Lisa Kimmerling (L_Kimmerling)
2019-01-27 06:51:02 CST (-0600)

Thanks again! You are awesome!

By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2019-01-25 14:30:13 CST (-0600)

I’ve always wondered why we don’t have Parmelina in southeastern USA. We do have one on west coast.

But this is probably Hypotrachyna livida. Can’t quite see the forking rhizines, but the rhizines are pretty dense like they should be. Another look-alike is Myelochroa galbina. But I lean toward H. livida.

Seems similar to
By: zaca
2019-01-24 10:31:56 CST (-0600)

a Parmelina, if not one.