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Vulpicida pinastri Vulpicida pinastri (Powdered Sunshine Lichen) on a small Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) twig in the forest. Geotagged,Powdered Sunshine Lichen,Spring,United States,Vulpicida pinastri Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Vulpicida pinastri

Vulpicida pinastri (Powdered Sunshine Lichen) on a small Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) twig in the forest.

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Vulpicida pinastri is a grayish, yellow to yellow-green foliose lichen in the Parmeliaceae.

Usually it is easily recognized by the characteristic bright yellow color of the primarily marginal soralia, which contrast with the duller, more grayish or greenish yellow of the rest of the upper surface. The width, arrangement, and especially the adnation, of the lobes are somewhat variable; morphs with very narrow, crowded and appressed lobes can occasionally (especially if heavily sorediate).. more

Similar species: Lecanorales
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Uploaded Apr 13, 2019. Captured Apr 13, 2019 14:46 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO640
  • 100mm