Picture of the Day


October 15, 2020   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-10-15
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here is a lichen on a granite rock in the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park. This lichen appears to be a member of the genus Pleopsidium. There are about 20,000 species of lichens, with about 6% of the Earth's surface covered by them.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos