Observation 59825: Tuckermanopsis platyphylla (Tuck.) Hale

When: 2010-11-27

Collection location: Briarcrest Neighborhood, Shoreline, King Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tim Sage (NMNR)

No specimen available

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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-11-27 15:27:51 PST (-0800)

The color is surprising for that species, but it is sopping wet, I suppose. Kind of interesting to see Platismatia glauca and Tuckermannopsis platyphylla side-by-side and looking nearly identical – the two are normally as obviously different as lichens get!

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