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Chrysothrix candelaris is a bright yellow crustose lichen that doesn't show any reproductive structures like ascocarps. I thought it was a yellow-painted fence when I first saw it. It needs a few conditions to be met for it to thrive such as a dry shaded area and is usually found on old bark of sycamore, alder, oak, willow, beech, and Pinus species.
Spotted on old fence boards under the shade of a spruce tree.
Lat: 47.71, Long: -122.62
Spotted on Feb 12, 2020
Submitted on Feb 16, 2020
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