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Foliose Lichen. Umbilicariaceae are a family of lichenized fungi in the Ascomycota. They are edible when properly prepared and have been used as a food source in extreme cases when other food sources were unavailable, as by early American northern explorers.
On a granite rock. Pine tree forest. Mountain at 1500 meters high. Parque Nacional Sierra de Guadarrama
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/32; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired