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Gold-eye lichen

Teloschistes chrysophthalmus


This fruticose lichen is considered a twig lichen (usually found on twigs). Characterized by the round orange apothecia that projects outward and have tiny spiny projections.


Spotted on an unknown desert shrub at Falcon Lake State Park. Found along one of the trails.


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Roma, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 13, 2020
Submitted on Nov 23, 2020

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