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Pleopsidium flavum

Pleopsidium flavum

Description:

On a hike, we happened to stumble on many lichens, and it's amazing to me how various colors (or species?) could exist on a single object, such as a rock. The focus on these shots are the lime/neon green lichens, known as P. flavum. The pale green lichens that live "shoulder to shoulder" with this species are known as Dimelaena oreina (see spoting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/114...)

Habitat:

Scattered across the whole mountain range, beginning from about 5,000 feet and continuing up until the highest point at 9,500 feet.

Notes:

The rest of my snapshots at Mushroom Observer: http://mushroomobserver.org/98295?q=McK9...

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Ivan Rodriguez
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Ivan Rodriguez

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Jun 24, 2012
Submitted on Jun 25, 2012

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