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Description:

Red crustose lichen found in large patches on this tree. Some have a bit more beige-green and some patches were bright red. Pyrenula cruenta?

Habitat:

Found on a holly tree in a suburban yard

1 Species ID Suggestions

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 4 years ago
Christmas Lichen
Cryptothecia rubrocincta


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2 Comments

Machi
Machi 4 years ago

Thanks MrsPbio. I would say this more closely represents Pyrenula cruenta as I mentioned in the description, but I am not positive on that ID. However, I am pretty positive this is not Cryptothecia rubrocincta.

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 4 years ago

This is always fun to see, and fortunately it is very common here in Florida.

Machi
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Machi

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 7, 2017
Submitted on Feb 22, 2017

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