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Elegant sunburst lichen

Xanthoria elegans


The interior has dark orange apothecia and the lobed margins are lighter.


Spotted on exposed vertical basalt rock at the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge.

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Brian38 4 years ago

Thank you Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Magnificent specimen.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Jul 8, 2019
Submitted on Jul 20, 2019

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