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Lobaria quercizans Lobaria quercizans (Smooth Lungwort) growing on a black ash tree. I'm not sure why this species is named "Smooth Lungwort" when the surface is definitely corrugated. Fraxinus nigra,Geotagged,Lobaria quercizans,Smooth lungwort,United States,Winter,black ash,lichens Click/tap to enlarge

Lobaria quercizans

Lobaria quercizans (Smooth Lungwort) growing on a black ash tree. I'm not sure why this species is named "Smooth Lungwort" when the surface is definitely corrugated.

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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 28, 2019. Captured Mar 10, 2015 18:36 in Skelton Township, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL
  • f/10.0
  • 1/4s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm