Greenleaf Tuckermannopsis Lichen
Synonyms: Cetraria chlorophylla, Cetraria scutata
Brownish to greenish-brown greenleaf tuckermannopsis lichen at center on an Oregon white oak (Qurecus garryana) branch as seen in the Klickitat Wildlife Area between the Glenwood-Goldendale Highway and Canyon Creek.........April 6, 2013. Also seen are the scrambled egg form of brown-eyed sunshine lichen (Vulpicida canadensis), the lighter yellowish-green form of wolf lichen (Letharia vulpina) at lower right, some threads of Bryoria moss, and the creamy antler forms of several antlered perfume (Evernia prunastri).
Greenleaf tuckermannopsis lichen with brown-eyed sunshine lichen on a ponderosa pine branch in forestlands surrounding private meadows at Panakanic, Klickitat County, Washington..........November 10, 2014.
The shiny brownish foliose thallus of greenleaf tuckermannopsis lichen is seen at center left. Also pictured are the flattened thornbush lichen (Cetraria merrillii) which are black, yellow foliose thallus of brown-eyed sunshine lichen (Vulpicida canadensis), and the antlered perfume Evernia prunastri) which are creamy, antler-like lichens. Some stringy Bryoria is also seen. All are seen on a vertical (turned horizontal here) branch of a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) as seen in the Klickitat Wildlife Area between the Glenwood-Goldendale Highway and Canyon Creek.........April 6, 2013.