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Lobaria quercizans, Smooth Lungwort Lichen Lobaria quercizans with apothecia growing on the bark of a black ash tree in a forested wetland. Lichen shown is dry. Geotagged,Lobaria quercizans,Minnesota,Spring,United States,apothecia,black ash,lichen,wetland Click/tap to enlarge

Lobaria quercizans, Smooth Lungwort Lichen

Lobaria quercizans with apothecia growing on the bark of a black ash tree in a forested wetland. Lichen shown is dry.

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''Lobaria quercizans'', commonly known as the smooth lungwort, is a macrolichen. It forms large, smooth, grey growths which often have abundant red-brown apothecia.

Similar species: Peltigerales
Species identified by Gary B
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By Gary B

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Uploaded Feb 23, 2019. Captured Apr 19, 2014 16:34 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm