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Elegant sunburst lichen

Xanthoria elegans

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 11 months ago

Thank you Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 11 months ago

Magnificent specimen.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

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

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