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Brown-eyed Sunshine Lichen

Vulpicida canadensis


A bright yellow foliose lichen with dark brown to black apothecia. Common on the east side of the Cascades, especially on the low lying branches of conifers.


Spotted on a low lying ponderosa pine limb. This area of the forest is almost exclusively pine and fir trees.

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Brian38 6 days ago

Thank you Ali.

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 6 days ago

colorful photo 👍🏻

maplemoth662 6 days ago

Your welcome, Brian38....

Brian38 6 days ago

Thank you maplemoth662!

maplemoth662 6 days ago

Two, beautiful, colorful photos....

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.23, Long: -121.06

Spotted on Feb 7, 2018
Submitted on Feb 11, 2018

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