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Pink Earth Lichen

Diabaeis baeomyces

Description:

Very pretty crustose lichen with a greenish-gray thallus and pale pink fruiting bodies. I'm not good with lichen ID's but a friend tells it me appears to be pink earth lichen or Diabaeis baeomyces.

Habitat:

Dry, steep roadside bank in full sun on Buffalo Cove Game Land about 2600' elevation. (pics are of a piece of it relocated to the shade in an attempt to show the pink apothecia better).

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1 Comment

Brian38
Brian38 4 years ago

Great find Denise!

Denise Williams
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Denise Williams

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jul 1, 2017
Submitted on Jul 2, 2017

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