Observation 197772: Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.
When: 2014-10-04
(38.9912° -114.3207° 3673m)

Notes: on quartzite; small grassy-rocky bench on broad northwestern ridge of summit, geology a mixture of siliceous metamorphic rocks; on broad ridge about 0.5 miles northwest of west peak (about 75m west of main peak)

Interesting demonstration of the variation in color of this species! The orange one was exposed, the yellow one was in a shaded crack nearby.

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