miked's picture

_MG_3887

Observed: 18th December 2011 By: miked
iSpot team
Fungi and Lichens expert
_MG_3887
Description:

Caloplaca? the yellow lichen

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

gardener's picture

Chemical tests

You need to test with K first to establish whether its a Caloplaca (K+ red/purple) or a Candelariella (K-)

http://www.thebls.org.uk/content/chemical.html

AlanS's picture

Agreed

It might well be Candelariella vitellina, but the KOH needs to be brought out.

Alan