Observation 34788: Flavoparmelia baltimorensis (Gyelnik & Fóriss) Hale

Found two next to each other. This was growing on a rather large sandstone rock, The inside is white when scratched

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:40 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘West shore Boat ramp area Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area Fayette Co. West Virgnina’ to ‘Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA

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Recognized by sight: growing on Sand stone rock

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rock shields
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-03-14 07:19:48 -05 (-0500)

Other choice is Xanthoparmelia, but this rock-dwelling Flavoparmelia is downright abundant throughout the Appalachians. That’d be my guess without chemistry or good shot of the little pustules.

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