Observation 167791: Lichen P. Micheli
When: 2014-06-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ornamental rock which I am documenting lichen colonization of. This obs. is for the yellow-green lichen, growing as dots and spots over the rock face.

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Obs. is for yellow-green lichen.
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Obs. is for yellow-green lichen.
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Observation is for yellow-green lichen.

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Yellow, crustose, on rock
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-06-19 12:30:56 CDT (-0400)

Options are usually: Candelariella, Acarospora, Rhizocarpon geographicum. But some species of Caloplaca can be that pale (C. citrina, for example, would be common on urban sidewalks). So, you need to see the apothecia, and K test is always a good idea until you’re familiar with the common suspects.

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