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Flavoparmelia caperata


My lichen is whitish green with could be taken off the tree really easy. It was flakey. There was more lichen around it.


It was growing in an area with lots of trees. It was in the woods.


Are temperature was 3.1ºC. the gust was 41.8 kph. The wind was 28.96 kph. I found my lichen on a pine tree on the bark. It was about 24 millimeters long. Kingdom: Fungi Division: Ascomycota Class: Lecanoromycetes Order: Lecanorales Family: Parmeliaceae Genus: Flavoparmelia Species: F. caperata

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Maine, USA

Spotted on Jan 18, 2012
Submitted on Feb 8, 2012

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