Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Pseudevernia intensa (Nyl.) Hale & W.L. Culb.
Western Antler Lichen

Pseudevernia intensa is one of the easiest lichens in the forest to identify. It is a strongly branched grayish lichen with brown fruiting bodies frequently present.
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pseudevernia intensa, photo Russ Kleinman, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road, May 18, 2010

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