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Fungus identification

 
David Russell
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Can anyone ID this? It's growing on the painted metal railing on a bridge located in NW Pennsylvania.
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Miles Flansburg
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Howdy David, welcome to permies!
I am going to guess some sort of Squamulose lichen ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phycobiont#Symbionts
 
John Saltveit
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Yes, some sort of lichen.  Mushroom ID is very challenging. For me, lichen ID is impossible.
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steve bossie
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its lichen. will grow even on plastic in the right conditions.
 
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