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Photo Gallery of Lichens

Evernia prunastri
Longview, WA
Platismatia glauca
Longview, WA
Parmelia sulcata
Longview, WA
Usnea sp.
Longview, WA

Exploding Tip Lichen
Hypogymnia physodes
Wake Robin Learning Ctr.
Longview, WA

Exploding Tip Lichen
Hypogymnia physodes
Wake Robin Learning Ctr.
Longview, WA

"Beard" Lichen
Usnea sp.
Wake Robin Learning Ctr.
Longview, WA

lichen

Wake Robin Learning Ctr.
Longview, WA

"Pixie Cup" Lichen
Cladonia sp.
Wake Robin Learning Ctr.
Longview, WA

lichen
Cladonia sp.
Wake Robin Learning Ctr.
Longview, WA

Bark Barnacle Lichen
Thelotrema lepadinum (?)
Wake Robin Learning Ctr.
Longview, WA

Fringed Moon Lichen (?)
Sticta peltigera (?)
Wake Robin Learning Ctr.
Longview, WA

"Bone" Lichen
Hypogymnia sp.
Copalis, WA
"Beard" Lichen
Usnea sp.
Copalis, WA
Methuselah's Beard
Usnea longissima
Copalis, WA
Methuselah's Beard
Usnea longissima
Copalis, WA

Lungwort Lichen
Lobaria pulmonaria
Lake Crescent, WA

Beaded Bone Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorpha
Lake Crescent, WA
Forking Bone Lichen
Hypogymnia inactiva
Lake Crescent, WA


Lake Crescent, WA

lichen on cedar tree
Lake Crescent, WA
lichen on rock
Mt. Rainier, WA

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Lichen Links:

Published Lichen Resources:

  • Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Compiled and edited by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon. Lone Pine Publishing.
  • 101 Common Mosses, Liverworts & Lichens of the Olympic Peninsula. Hutton, Hutton and Woodward. <<out-of-print

Notes regarding photos & identification

Most of the images above were taken with a Panasonic-Lumix DMC-FZ20 digital camera. They were then cropped and enhanced (color, lighting, sharpening, image compression, ...) in Adobe Photoshop Elements. The webpage was created using Macromedia Dreamweaver. Website hosting by lunarpages.com.

*Please be aware that the identifications on this site are done by a novice naturalist. Any assistance regarding incorrect or missing identifications would be greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact me at the email address shown below.


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Created by Michael R. Clapp (2006-07). All rights reserved.
For more information, contact: mclapp@nwnature.net

updated: 8/25/08