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Christmas Wreath Lichen

Herpothallon rubrocinctum

Description:

In the first photo you can see the characteristic red granules found closer to the center of these lichens. The outer edge of the thallus is also often red, but smooth. The rest of the thallus is whitish-gray to pale green.

Habitat:

Cedar tree on the Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails


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2 Comments

Machi
Machi 2 months ago

Thanks Ruth!

Ruth Spigelman
Ruth Spigelman 2 months ago

Fascinating and most beautiful!

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.77, Long: -82.63

Spotted on Dec 30, 2018
Submitted on Apr 9, 2019

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