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Ruffle Lichen

Parmotrema reticulatum


Pale green lichen with black cilia around its edges and small, (very) fine cracks. Powdery, pale brown to orange soredia are present. Lower surface is dark gray to black. K+ on upper surface (yellow-green).


On a fallen hardwood branch in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in Northwest Georgia (Gordon County), US.

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Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.58, Long: -84.69

Spotted on Dec 28, 2017
Submitted on Jan 1, 2018

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