Brown Beret Lichen

Baeomyces rufus

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Baeomyces rufus, commonly known as the brown beret lichen, is a fruticose lichen belonging to the cap lichen family, Baeomycetaceae. The species was first described by J.F Rebentisch in 1804. Like other lichens, it is a symbiosis between a fungus and an alga.

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  1. (c) Samuel Brinker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/7567820
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baeomyces_rufus

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