Arctic Kidney Lichen

Large thallus; yellowish- green when dry, bright green when wet. Broad, flat, gray bumps on surface that contain cyanobacteria. Lower surface pale tan at the edge. Large orange-brown apothecia. In coniferous forests and occasionally on the forest floor or old logs. At least nine species of Nephroma occur in this region.

Alaska species lichens Arctic Kidney Lichen


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