Name: Rhizocarpon geographicum
Author: (L.) DC.
Citation: in Lamarck & de Candolle, Fl. franç., Edn 3 (Paris) 2: 365 (1805)
Common Name: Golden Map Lichen
Bright lemon-yellow to greenish-yellow tiled crustose lichen growing over a thin unlichenized black prothallus on exposed granite and other siliceous rocks, especially in mountains.
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