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Lichen discovered by Mardon (#4041)

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Observed: August 9, 2014 @ 6:45 PM
Posted on: August 10, 2014 @ 4:25 PM (diff: 1 days)
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The depth of the lichen appeared to be only about 1 mm. It is growing on the bark of a maple tree that was planted 12 years ago.

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By Lessa on 8/11/2014 10:02:30 AM

I'm only starting to learn my lichens, but I think that's one from either the Xanthoria or Xanthomendoza genus... ("sunburst" lichens"). I've been shown one in the field and it was also on a maple. 

By Mac Pitcher on 1/18/2018 7:36:07 PM

Try Candelaria concolor, or Candleflame Lichen.

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