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Thallus of dispersed to densely aggregated, minute, ± flat, yellow to yellow-orange granules; apothecia bright yellow, asci with 12-32 ascospores. It presents a typical Candelariella parasite lichen called Carbonea vitellinaria which darkens Candelariella. It can also parasitize Lecanora, Lecidea, and Rhizocarpon
Widespread and very common on rocks and walls.
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec. f/22 ISO Speed Rating: 200. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired