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What

Ladder Lichen (Cladonia verticillata)

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 16, 2022 03:47 PM NZST

Description

Cladonia, growing on stony debris on roadside bank in forest

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Ladder Lichen - Photo (c) aarongunnar, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by aarongunnar
allison89's ID: Ladder Lichen (Cladonia verticillata)
Added on July 17, 2022
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Observer

david_lyttle

Date

May 7, 2022 12:34 PM NZST

Description

On basalt boulder in montane shrubland

Placopsis brevilobata - Photo (c) David Lyttle, all rights reserved, uploaded by David Lyttle
allison89's ID: Placopsis brevilobata, a member of Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)
Added on May 07, 2022
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What

Strap Flame Lichen (Dufourea ligulata)

Observer

ecobiz

Date

April 18, 2022 02:13 PM NZST

Description

Fungi

Strap Flame Lichen - Photo (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by tangatawhenua
allison89's ID: Strap Flame Lichen (Dufourea ligulata)
Added on April 21, 2022
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What

Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)

Observer

dave_holland

Date

February 12, 2022 11:40 AM NZDT
Bullseye Lichens - Photo (c) Paul Norwood, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Paul Norwood
allison89's ID: Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)
Added on April 11, 2022
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Date

February 2020

Description

On rock. Stunning colours!

Placopsis murrayi - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
allison89's ID: Placopsis murrayi, a member of Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)
Added on March 17, 2022
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Observer

david_lyttle

Date

April 29, 2019 09:53 AM NZST

Description

lichen on boulder

Podostictina pickeringii - Photo no rights reserved, uploaded by Peter de Lange
allison89's ID: Podostictina pickeringii, a member of Common Lichens (Class Lecanoromycetes)
Added on March 07, 2022
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marleyi

Date

February 26, 2022 11:07 AM NZDT

Description

First time seeing this but one of my new favourites. Local corticolous lichen on pohutukawa.

Degelia periptera - Photo (c) Marley Ford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Marley Ford
allison89's ID: Degelia periptera, a member of Common Lichens (Class Lecanoromycetes)
Added on February 27, 2022
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marleyi

Date

August 13, 2019 03:28 PM NZST

Description

Local amongst Camylopus under kānuka. Sorediate, K-.

Cladonia murrayi - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
allison89's ID: Cladonia murrayi, a member of Pixie Cup Lichens (Genus Cladonia)
Added on February 24, 2022
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Date

May 29, 2020 02:42 PM NZST
Cladonia murrayi - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
allison89's ID: Cladonia murrayi, a member of Pixie Cup Lichens (Genus Cladonia)
Added on February 24, 2022
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Date

February 21, 2020 04:17 PM NZDT

Description

On the ground on damp bank.

Austropeltum glareosum - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
allison89's ID: Austropeltum glareosum, a member of Common Lichens (Class Lecanoromycetes)
Added on February 14, 2022
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Observer

marleyi

Date

October 5, 2021 08:07 AM NZDT

Description

Local on tree stumps. K+ yellow, PD+ yellow - orange. With C. glebosa.

Cladonia rigida - Photo (c) Matt Campbell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Matt Campbell
allison89's ID: Cladonia rigida, a member of Pixie Cup Lichens (Genus Cladonia)
Added on February 14, 2022
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marleyi

Date

December 22, 2021 06:05 AM NZDT

Description

Corticolous on raukawa in frost flat (or close too). Upper surface with pseudocyphellae, K+ Yellow - Red, powdery sorediate mostly marginal, with apothecia.

Notoparmelia cunninghamii - Photo (c) Marley Ford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Marley Ford
allison89's ID: Notoparmelia cunninghamii, a member of Shield Lichens and Allies (Family Parmeliaceae)
Added on January 17, 2022
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marleyi

Date

January 25, 2021 04:58 PM NZDT

Description

Corticolous in coastal forest.
Frosted squamules.
Brown when dry.
Spores without peristomes, halonate?, ellipsoid, 12.5 x 11.25 microns.

Pannaria implexa - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
allison89's ID: Pannaria implexa, a member of Shingle Lichens (Genus Pannaria)
Added on January 16, 2022
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marleyi

Date

January 3, 2022

Description

Large black auriculate apothecia. Spores nonhalonate, colourless, 13 x 6 microns. K-, hypothecium black, exciple dark.

Paraporpidia leptocarpa - Photo (c) André Aptroot, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
allison89's ID: Paraporpidia leptocarpa, a member of Common Lichens (Class Lecanoromycetes)
Added on January 10, 2022
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marleyi

Date

January 3, 2022

Description

Local saxicolous lichen on basalt boulders. Thallus to 3cm, effuse soredia, heavily fertile.

Stereocaulon corticatulum - Photo (c) David Lyttle, all rights reserved, uploaded by David Lyttle
allison89's ID: Stereocaulon corticatulum, a member of Foam Lichens (Genus Stereocaulon)
Added on January 10, 2022
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What

Speckled Shield Lichens (Genus Punctelia)

Observer

marleyi

Date

September 27, 2021 01:23 PM NZDT

Description

Corticolous on kauri, white underside, soredia mostly marginal. Upper surface scrobiculate - falveolate. Pseudocyhellae rare. Conidia 6.25 - 8.75 microns long.

Powdered Speckled Shield Lichen - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
allison89's ID: Powdered Speckled Shield Lichen (Punctelia subrudecta)
Added on January 01, 2022
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Observer

emanon

Date

May 6, 2018 02:30 PM HKT
Menegazzia - Photo (c) breton, all rights reserved
allison89's ID: Genus Menegazzia, a member of Shield Lichens and Allies (Family Parmeliaceae)
Added on December 09, 2021
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Common Sunburst Lichen - Photo (c) Bruce McCune, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Bruce McCune
allison89's ID: Golden Shield Lichen (Xanthoria parietina)
Added on December 09, 2021
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What

Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)

Date

September 7, 2019 10:48 AM NZST

Description

On soil on the ground in the middle of a gravel track near the river.

Bullseye Lichens - Photo (c) Paul Norwood, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Paul Norwood
allison89's ID: Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)
Added on December 07, 2021
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What

Rock Shield Lichens (Genus Xanthoparmelia)

Observer

wildliferpete

Date

April 5, 2019 11:47 AM NZDT

Description

Brownish organism on the stone.

Rock Shield Lichens - Photo (c) c michael hogan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by c michael hogan
allison89's ID: Rock Shield Lichens (Genus Xanthoparmelia)
Added on December 07, 2021
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Observer

andrewblayney

Date

October 2011

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)
Placopsis perrugosa - Photo (c) Paul, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Paul
allison89's ID: Placopsis perrugosa, a member of Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)
Added on December 04, 2021
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What

Greenshield Lichens (Genus Flavoparmelia)

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

colour change with chemical in bird dropping

Greenshield Lichens - Photo (c) Paul Morris, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
allison89's ID: Greenshield Lichens (Genus Flavoparmelia)
Added on December 01, 2021
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Observer

memopob

Date

December 29, 2016

Description

Thought this was an unusual Stereocaulon but doesn't seem to key to any.

Sphaerophorus stereocauloides - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
allison89's ID: Sphaerophorus stereocauloides, a member of Coral Lichens (Genus Sphaerophorus)
Added on December 01, 2021
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Date

November 6, 2021 01:36 PM NZDT

Description

Saxicolous.

Fertile so am wondering about U. ciliata, as opposed to Usnea acromelana, which appeared to be growing together with this one https://inaturalist.nz/observations/100839924

Usnea ciliata - Photo (c) Ian, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ian
allison89's ID: Usnea ciliata, a member of Beard Lichens (Genus Usnea)
Added on November 30, 2021
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Date

November 6, 2021 01:35 PM NZDT

Description

Saxicolous

Usnea acromelana - Photo (c) naturewatchwidow, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by naturewatchwidow
allison89's ID: Usnea acromelana, a member of Beard Lichens (Genus Usnea)
Added on November 30, 2021
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What

Golden Shield Lichen (Xanthoria parietina)

Observer

arnim

Date

August 9, 2020 08:30 AM NZST
Common Sunburst Lichen - Photo (c) Bruce McCune, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Bruce McCune
allison89's ID: Golden Shield Lichen (Xanthoria parietina)
Added on November 30, 2021
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What

Beard Lichens (Genus Usnea)

Observer

memopob

Date

January 21, 2019

Description

Can't track satisfactory ID down. Is it a Cladia or Cladonia?
Saxicolous, alpine. Thallus terete, lightly branched. Main stem pale with bands of dark, smaller branches blackish to blackish brown. No visible perforations in thallus. Presumably fruticose but nothing reproductive apparent.

Beard Lichens - Photo (c) John D Reynolds, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by John D Reynolds
allison89's ID: Beard Lichens (Genus Usnea)
Added on November 27, 2021
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What

Elegant Sunburst Lichen (Rusavskia elegans)

Observer

naturewatchwidow

Date

November 21, 2019 02:36 PM +13
Elegant Sunburst Lichen - Photo (c) ethancrenson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by ethancrenson
allison89's ID: Elegant Sunburst Lichen (Rusavskia elegans)
Added on November 24, 2021
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Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)

Date

February 28, 2019 05:32 PM +13
Bullseye Lichens - Photo (c) Paul Norwood, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Paul Norwood
allison89's ID: Bullseye Lichens (Genus Placopsis)
Added on November 24, 2021
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Observer

sam19

Date

April 4, 2016 10:30 AM NZST

Description

mostly black beech forest with some mountain beech, swampy sort of area with multiple dead logs near the bottom of a valley.

Baeomyces heteromorphus - Photo (c) Reiner Richter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Reiner Richter
allison89's ID: Baeomyces heteromorphus, a member of Beret Lichens (Genus Baeomyces)
Added on November 24, 2021
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