lichen-Candelariella aurella

Candelariella aurella

Candelariella aurella

Candelariella aurella photo by Bob Klips

Hidden goldspeck lichen, Candelariella aurella, is described by Brodo et. al in Lichens of North America (2001, Yale University Press) as occurring ”On exposed calcareous rock or dust-impregnated wood or bark in areas with lime-rich soil. COMMENTS: This is the most common of the goldspeck lichens on calcareous rock.”

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