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The lichen was seen on several trees varying in size from just 2 cm to over 10 cm. It was a strawberry red with shades of white mixed in. The name was changed from Cryptothecia rubrocincta to Herpothallon rubrocintum http://mycobank.org/name/Herpothallon%20...
This Lichen was found on a tree that would be subject to partial sunlight at least. It is located on the edge of the Amazon rainforest in SE Ecuador at an elevation of 3,420 ft.
I noticed this red lichen on several trees in the immediate area.
Lat: -1.50, Long: -78.05
Spotted on Feb 12, 2019
Submitted on Feb 12, 2019