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Brown-eyed Sunshine Lichen

Vulpicida canadensis

Description:

October rains have come to the Pacific northwest and the lichens have exploded, especially in the Cascades and foothills. This is Vulpicida canadensis a bright yellow foliose lichen with large brown apothecia. Typically found on the easterly side of the Cascade mountains on the lower limbs of Ponderosa pine trees.

Habitat:

Spotted on lower limbs of Ponderosa pine trees near the Cle Elum river. East side of Cascade mountains. 2000 ft.


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Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.23, Long: -121.07

Spotted on Oct 26, 2018
Submitted on Oct 28, 2018

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