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Starry Rosette Lichen - Physcia stellaris Foliose, gray lichen with black apothecia. The apothecia were about 1-2 mm in diameter.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on an old, wooden bench next to a pond Geotagged,Physcia stellaris,Starry Rosette Lichen,United States,Winter,lichen,physica,physica stellaris Click/tap to enlarge

Starry Rosette Lichen - Physcia stellaris

Foliose, gray lichen with black apothecia. The apothecia were about 1-2 mm in diameter.

Habitat: Growing on an old, wooden bench next to a pond

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''Physcia stellaris'' is a species of lichen. It is pale grey, but darker in the centre, and lacks isidia, lobules, soredia and pruina. It tests negative with potassium hydroxide.

Similar species: Lecanorales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 14, 2020. Captured Jan 12, 2020 13:32 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm