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Common Greenshield

Flavoparmelia caperata

Description:

It is a mint green color and it's kind of crusty.

Habitat:

By the side of the road in the woods. There was snow on the ground and it was extremely cold out.

Notes:

We found lichen on trees in the forest next to the road. There was snow on the ground. It was very cold and I couldn’t feel my hands. The wind was very harsh. The lichen was a mint green color, and it was kind of crusty. There was a lot of it on most of the trees in the woods. The Kingdom is fungi, division is Ascomycota, class is Lecanoromycetes. I believe it is a form of Foliose. lat- 43.582226 lon- -70.699418 http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecolog...

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1 Comment

mmsbiodiversity30
mmsbiodiversity30 8 years ago

I like each of your description,habitat and field notes they are very descriptive and detailed.

mmsbiodiversity36
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mmsbiodiversity36

Maine, USA

Spotted on Jan 19, 2012
Submitted on Feb 3, 2012

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