Observation 7017: Lichen P. Micheli

When: 2008-03-12

Collection location: Petaluma, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Maybe a Deuteromycete or perhaps a slime mold.
Little GREEN fungi and St. Patrick’s Day is less than a week away!

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can you say
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-24 20:20:53 CDT (-0500)

mazaediate calicioid lichen

five times fast?

might want to ask a lichenologist
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2008-03-13 13:58:29 CDT (-0500)

Looks like it could be a mazaediate calicioid lichen, although even Chaenotheca rarely is that pale (never green?). Even if not lichenized, fungi like this are typically functionally part of the crustose community and are treated by lichenologists anyway.