Observation 106559: Caloplaca aurantia (Pers.) Hellbom
When: 2012-08-14
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This observation refers to the lichen with yellow/orange thallus which I think to be Caloplaca aurantia due to the flat lobes and colour. The place corresponding to the center of the thallus is occupied by another lichen, maybe a Clauzedea, that already lost his apothecia, leaving pits. Which one invades the other?

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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-08-24 18:22:37 BST (+0100)

I would guess the Clauzadea established after the Caloplaca started to die off in the center, then started to undercut it from the inside out.

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