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Gold Dust Lichen

Chrysothrix xanthina

Description:

A bright yellow crustose lichen composed entirely of powdery soredia. It prefers to grow in shady areas. Most of the tree was covered in lichens. At least 10 other species.

Habitat:

Spotted on the somewhat shaded bark of a smooth bark tree in Tamaulipas thorn woodlands/bushland.

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Brian38
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Brian38

Roma, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 13, 2020
Submitted on Jan 2, 2021

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