Varied Rag Lichen

Medium-sized thallus; pale greenish-gray, often brown at the edges. Lobe margins very frilly with soredia and isidia. Lower surface shiny and brown with white patches. In the canopy of coniferous forests and on hardwoods. Used in air quality monitoring. Four species of Platismatia occur in this region.

Alaska species lichens Varied Rag Lichen


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