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Map Lichen

Rhizocarpon sp.

Description:

Beautiful green and black lichen that is very plentiful

Habitat:

Pinkish rock (granite?) on Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park. It covered much of the rock on the mountain, so much that it almost looks like turf


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5 Comments

Machi
Machi 9 months ago

Thanks Leuba and Brian! It is very cool seeing them in person.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 months ago

Must look amazing, close-up.Beautiful shots showing it in context Machi.

Machi
Machi 9 months ago

Thanks for the nomination!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated Machi!

Brian38
Brian38 9 months ago

Awesome Machi! That's the most intense Map lichen I've ever seen.

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Maine, USA

Lat: 44.34, Long: -68.29

Spotted on Oct 13, 2018
Submitted on Nov 22, 2018

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