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Lichening strikes again

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I like lichen. I was going to say that I liken lichen to nothing else, but in looking at this picture taken on the Brushy Creek Regional Trail on November 19, I have to admit that these lichen formations, especially the tan-tinted ones, look to me like fallen autumn leaves. And the tree on which this lichen was growing had fallen as well, so there’s a double connection to the season.

The punning title of today’s post is a reminder that a picture of quite a different sort of lichen appeared in these pages on October 11.

© 2011 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

November 24, 2011 at 5:06 AM

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