Notes:
It is on granitic blocks at the edge of pine-tree forest with some birches. The closest NaClO test for the same structure got yellow-orange colouring

Images

Lecanora rupicola_GPS 998_.jpg
Lecanora rupicola_GPS 998.jpg
Lecanora rupicola_GPS 998_1.jpg
Lecanora rupicola_GPS_288_NaClO_test_1min_.JPG

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Great! Looks like we’re confident of this species now
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2018-05-08 11:27:01 CDT (-0400)

One down… how many to go? :) If only every species had such a distinctive chemical spot test!

NaClO test painted apothecia in yellow-orange
By: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)
2018-05-08 06:16:54 CDT (-0400)

Two closest NaClO tests for the same structure with flattened whitish apothecia made yellow-orange and orange-yellow colouring (GPS 20.1 and GPS 288); one NaClO test for convex whitish apothecia made yellow-orange apothecia colouring and green painting between apothecia (GPS 20)

Gorgeous Specimen!
By: J-Dar
2016-05-08 00:15:11 CDT (-0400)

Whatever it is. The apothecia don’t look right to me for Aspicilia, but my very limited experience with the genus could certainly be wrong. Any chemistry or other details available?