Observation 53457: Lecanora marginata (Schaerer) Hertel & Rambold

Identification: Three superficiallly similar species of lichens grow on limestone and look much like this one (Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, p.634):
Lecanora marginata (photo in Brodo, et al., 2001, p.382)
Rhizocarpon chioneum (photo in Brodo, et al., 2001, p.634)
Porpidia speirea (mentioned in Brodo, et al., 2001, p.634).

CNALH Lecanora marginata photos, description, and locality map, and a larger, interactive locality map.

Sharnoff’s Lecanora marginata gallery

Sharnoff’s Rhizocarpon chioneum gallery

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, p.382; MO Observation 50242

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