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Script Lichen

Leiorreuma sericeum

Description:

Growing among several other lichen species on the trunk of this tree. The dark lines are called lirellae, which are the specialized apothecia of script lichens (apothecia are the sexual fruiting bodies of the lichen).

Habitat:

Redbud tree in a suburban yard


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3 Comments

Machi
Machi 4 weeks ago

Thanks Lauren and Ava!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B a month ago

Picture #3 in particular looks like native american rock petroglyphs from the desert Southwest of the US

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate a month ago

Nice! I never saw these before!

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.89, Long: -82.57

Spotted on Dec 22, 2018
Submitted on Mar 20, 2019

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