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Common orange lichen - Xanthoria parietina Het Zwin. Belgium,Common orange lichen,Geotagged,Winter,Xanthoria parietina Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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Xanthoria parietina is a foliose, or leafy, lichen. It has wide distribution, and many common names such as common orange lichen, yellow scale, maritime sunburst lichen and shore lichen. It can be found near the shore on rocks or walls (hence the epithet parietina meaning "on walls"), and also on inland rocks, walls, or tree bark.

Similar species: Teloschistales
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Mar 14, 2022. Captured Feb 19, 2012 18:15 in 9977+66 Knokke-Heist, Belgium.
  • SP550UZ
  • f/3.5
  • 10/800s
  • ISO50
  • 9.84mm