I have a friend who makes earrings out of them.
I'm sure there are neat things on my walks too....trouble is, they're buried underneath like 8 feet of snow.
I'm not sure I would recognize "lichen" if I saw it...In fact, I may see them all the time and just do not know that THAT is what this is!
I have to admit that I didn't know what it was so had to look it up. I don't think I have ever seen it before. Now I am trying to imagine what Colleen's friends earrings look like....
I dont even know what that is. I came by to say hi...HI JUDY!
Now you just need to find a good tree to put it on... ;)Any oaks nearby?
Hi Judy, there is a descripion of "Stubby and Esky" on my post for you.
I've never heard of them. I read part of the wikipedia link you provided, and I have you to thank for putting another groove in my brain. It's great to learn about new things.
Never heard of them. A fungus?? the things I learn through blogging!!
I think you were bold to even touch it. It looks like it might have asked you to "Take me to your leader."
Love lichen! I made a post about lichen, if you have the time, check it out: Lichens and Fungi.
If you keep your eyes down on the ground when you walk you often find amazing things. I learned this as a kid.Your lichen looks good enough toeat.
I love lichen. Half way up Porlock Hill in Somerset, if you go up the Toll road which is also the scenic route there is a stretch of rocks covered with a wonderful orange coloured lichen. Time I went to have another look.
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