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Xanthoria aureola

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Xanthoria aureola is a Foliose lichen, golden-yellow to orange, lacking isidia or soredia, closely resembling the common X. parietina but with narrow, elongated, strap-like lobes; apothecia sparse or more usually absent. Locally dominant on coastal rocks, also stated to occur inland on limestone rocks at higher altitudes.

Similar species: Teloschistales
Species identified by Yael Orgad
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Nov 20, 2020. Captured Nov 18, 2020 10:56 in 808.
  • E-M1
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO200
  • 26mm