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Star Rosette Lichen

Physcia stellaris

Description:

Technically doesn't fall under the fungi category, but I was unsure of where else to put it.

Habitat:

Found in the Guelph Arboretum on an ivory silk lilac tree.

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3 Comments

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 8 years ago

i forgot one little detail: lichen are ---> fungi and moss in symbiosys ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lichen )

KatherineD
KatherineD 8 years ago

That's very interesting, thanks!

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 8 years ago

it is a subspecies of the "kingdom" fungi, therefore it is right at the category fungi. slime molds are actually no longer belonging to the fungi-kingdom but will still count for me, here to them. slime mold no longer fungi but "amoebazoas" . lichen are still fungi. cheers

KatherineD
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KatherineD

Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Nov 19, 2011
Submitted on Nov 19, 2011

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