Observation 67190: Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.

When: 2011-05-10

Collection location: Pine Grove Junction, Republic, Ferry Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

48.65371° -118.674962°

Who: Karl Volkman (Paleoichenum)

No specimen available

A ~4cm mass growing on a south facing rhyolite/andesite rockface.



Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
84% (1)
Recognized by sight: orange, narrow lobes becoming detached from the rock in places (thus foliose and not crustose like similar-looking Caloplaca trachyphylla and kin)

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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-05-10 20:51:47 CDT (-0400)

I can’t make out which species of Phaeophyscia (the dark gray thing growing on top of the orange Xanthoria).

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