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Smoky-eye Boulder Lichen

Porpidia albocaerulescens


Crustose lichen. Up to 12 inches diameter. Gray-green, with an indistinct margin. Apothecia sessile, ca. 3 mm in diameter; prominent; lecanorine (Plate-shaped with a dark, narrow, marginal ring). Disks dark gray with a slight metallic purple-brown sheen.


Growing on boulders on east side of Orange Trail.

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Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jan 30, 2017
Submitted on Mar 15, 2017

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