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Lichen discovered by Mardon (#4066)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 12, 2014 @ 1:30 PM
Posted on: August 12, 2014 @ 4:51 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
It looks to me like there is a mixture of different stuff growing on the bark of this tree. If you look closely, you will even see a growth with some small hairs. I don't know if it is all a lichen or not.

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By Mac Pitcher on 1/18/2018 7:32:36 PM

The whitish crustose lichen appears to be Ochrolechia androgyna, or Bitter Wart. The hairy material is probably a non-lichenized fungus.

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