lichen-Tuckermanella fendleri

Tuckermanella fendleri

Tuckermanella fendleri

Tuckermanella fendleri photo by Ray Showman

DIAGNOSTIC FEATURES: Very small thallus size; marginal apothecia often dominating thallus; margins toothed and irregular; NIS; on pine trees; compare with Tuckermannopsis sepincola which has lobes crowded, margins wavy but little dissected or toothed; not recorded from Ohio.

ECOLOGY: Reported as common in the eastern US; records from seven Ohio counties; on bark exclusively, usually Virginia pine twigs.

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