[Lichens of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Crabseye Lichen

Ochrolechia laevigata

Crabseye Lichen: Ochrolechia laevigata (Pertusariaceae)

What may be crabseye lichen as seen on a stump at the Hemlock Lake Picnic Area, Gifford Pinchot National Forest..........November 10, 2014. This may end up being a different species of Ochrolechia since they are difficult to distinguish without chemical tests.

Paul Slichter