Lichen

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CyrusK.
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Lichen

Post by CyrusK. » July 6th, 2020, 9:50 am

Found this awesome coral-looking lichen on a tree near Multorpor.
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Re: Lichen

Post by bobcat » July 7th, 2020, 12:16 pm

The coloring is interesting - I think that comes from a fungus that's on (or in) the lichen.

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Re: Lichen

Post by bobcat » July 9th, 2020, 7:45 am

but . . . you probably wanted an ID. This most closely resembles coral lichen (Sphaerophorus globosus).

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Re: Lichen

Post by CyrusK. » July 23rd, 2020, 11:44 am

I mainly just posted this because it looked cool :D
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