Orchard Lichen

Orchard Lichen

Observation - Orchard Lichen. Description: Crustose Lichen foundon bark of 20 year old Apple Tree. Thallus grey/green becoming more green toward centre of 3cm diam colony. In places can see thin black prothallus. Many Apothecia away from the periphery, outer one round, mis-shaped as more crowded.

Crustose Lichen foundon bark of 20 year old Apple Tree. Thallus grey/green becoming more green toward centre of 3cm diam colony. In places can see thin black prothallus. Many Apothecia away from the periphery, outer one round, mis-shaped as more crowded. Lecanorine with purple/brown central portion.