A Humongous Fungus Among Us in the Public Garden

Well, it’s really a lichen, an algal-fungal symbiont, but you try making stupid rhymes with “algal-fungal symbiont.” At a distance, I first thought this was bird crap that hadn’t been cleaned off, but when I got closer…lichens:

Lichens

Lichens

Kudos to Boston Parks for not scraping the lichens off.

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