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Common Goldspeck

Candelariella vitellina

Description:

A strange yellowish lichen which made a thin line the shape of an upside-down "U."

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3 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

It also was right on a huge granite boulder, which would make sense considering its habitat.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

That looks very similar, Gordon! Thank you!

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 7 years ago

I wonder if this could be Common Goldspeck (Candelariella vitellina)? It is common and widespread and grows on granitic rocks.

Jacob Gorneau
Spotted by
Jacob Gorneau

New York, USA

Spotted on Feb 22, 2013
Submitted on Mar 8, 2013

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