Aperture f/2.8
Shutter Speed 1/125
ISO 100
Focal Length 60mm
Extension Tubes No
Lens 60mm f/2.8 Macro
Flash Fired
Cropped No
2 Comments Categories: Ascomycota Fungi

About the Photographer

TeeKay ()

Despite the Koyaanisqatsi inflicted upon the earth by a single species there is beauty to be found if we look. These are photos of some of that beauty. I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of this land past, present and future for they hold the memories, the traditions, culture and hope of aboriginal people across this land that we call Australia, the Land Down Under.

Website: http://OzMacro.net

2 Replies to “Beard lichen”

  1. How can you tell the difference between lichen species? The lichen I saw at the cottage (Georgian Bay area, Canada) looked pretty well the same to me. In fact, how do you actually find out what species anything is? I saw some caterpillars at the cottage which I thought were very distinctive, but I can’t for the life of me find what the heck they are. Yes, I looked on discoverlife.org, bugguide.net, whatsthatbug.com plus a host of other sites…

    BTW, love your pics, nice too see someone else who is nuts over lichen and flies and weeds. When you come back, I’ll have to show you some of my toad tadpole pics — you can see the guts! 🙂

  2. Try Wikispecies also localised Museum websites often provide valuable reference information. Google images can often help with a visual reference, but be careful as there are a lot of misnamed items on there.

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