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Monday, February 18, 2013

Suction Cup Lichen

I do not know the true name of this yellow lichen, but I dubbed it Suction Cup Lichen, because looks like little upside-down suction cups covering this entire branch.

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  1. Perhaps that is how this lichen hangs on! Great closeup.

  2. good one...good name for it too!

  3. Ohhh! It absolutely does look like suction cups!!!

  4. I've not seen a lichen like the yellow one - your name suits it well.

  5. Lichens and moss make such great macro subjects. I've been eyeing a dead branch in the park with this same sulphur yellow lichens growing on it. Will need to see if it is a collection of suction cups too! Aptly named.

  6. I think that if the name isn't "suction cup," it should be re-named that because it's perfect! Thank you for sharing such a beautiful image. :)

  7. That's gorgeous!

    Hopping by from Mellow Yellow Monday.
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    Your comment will be greatly appreciated.

  8. I'm sure it has some long Latin scientific name, but Suction Cup sound good to me!
    Amazing Macro!
    Thanks for your visit and comment on my blog.
    Lea's Menagerie

  9. It's a good rename and I like that just past Valentine's Day two or three look like tiny hearts! :)
    Lovely find!

  10. They're fascinating, very pretty!

  11. Hi! They are very interesting flowers! I want to upload my photo in your meme,but it's difficult to take a Orange photo.
    A happy day to you..

  12. It is beautiful and that is a great photo of it. xo Jenny

  13. Wow! I have never seen anything like that before. pretty!

  14. I've never quite seen anything like these. Stunning!

  15. I've did not know that lichen could be this colour! Most unusual for me! And they do seem to parade a bunch of suction caps! Good one!


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