Observation 213168: Caloplaca trachyphylla (Tuck.) Zahlbr.
When: 2015-08-18
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Orange crustose lichen with elongated lobes that have a roughened texture. Yellowish lichen could be Acarospora stapfiana.

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Acarospora stapfiana
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2016-01-09 00:32:59 MST (-0700)

Thanks Jason!

I’ll make another observation for the yellow guys.

The yellow thing is a parasitic species of Acarospora
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2016-01-07 16:19:46 MST (-0700)

Acarospora stapfiana. Almost exclusively grows on this species of Caloplaca. :)

By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-08-18 16:56:56 MDT (-0600)

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