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Smooth Rock Tripe

Umbilicaria mammulata

Description:

Large foliose lichen that was greenish brown on top and black underneath.

Habitat:

Growing on a large rock among moss and other lichens in a deciduous forest.

Notes:

U. mammulata is one of the largest lichens in the world. The thallus can be up to 15cm in diameter. The largest in this spotting was approximately 7cm.

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Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.91, Long: -73.48

Spotted on Oct 11, 2017
Submitted on Oct 12, 2017

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