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Variable sunken disk lichen

Lobothallia alphoplaca


Gray foliose lichen with elongated lobes at margins. The interior is dense, thick and crowded with deformed apothecia.


Spotted on exposed rock at the Valley of Fires State Park in New Mexico.

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New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Oct 17, 2019
Submitted on Nov 24, 2019

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