Observation 117458: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2005-09-01
No herbarium specimen

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I agree, the orange looks like Caloplaca
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-11-21 18:54:11 CST (-0500)

The white streak makes for a striking effect. Is it from scarring of the rock somehow? Maybe another block of tallus fell and slid along that edge recently?

What is this?
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2012-11-21 16:25:27 CST (-0500)

The orange part looks like the lichen Caloplaca- but what nature did the white part have? Was it part of the lichen or a fungus growing on the lichen? It looks like paint.

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