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When: 2021-05-18

Collection location: Earth [Click for map]

30.4451°N 99.7921°W 510m [Click for map]

Who: Aidan Marshall (knotwood)

No specimen available

Crustose lichen found on limestone at South Llano River state park on the overlook path. Red-orange apothecia, yellow margin. ID’d by Aidan Campos on my iNat observation:


No apothecia visible on this specimen, but it was very near and looks identical otherwise.
Hand for scale.

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Very nice
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2021-07-13 06:24:59 PDT (-0700)

We don’t see this one posted very often. I have a photo of a single reference specimen I saw at ASU and, while the lobes of yours aren’t quite so obviously confluent, the pattern of pruina and general flatness and broadness of lobes and apothecia are all spot on.