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Yellow, crustose lichen

Observed: 26th May 2012 By: georgi1313
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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yellow, crustose lichen with orange-amber fruiting bodies
Description:

yellow, crustose lichen with orange-amber fruiting bodies

Identifications

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yellow, crustose lichen with orange-amber fruiting bodies

yellow, crustose lichen with orange-amber fruiting bodies

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Caloplaca flavescens?

It has a crustose type thallus. With the lobed outer fringe it is also described as a (crustose-)placodioid type thallus. Looks similar to some Caloplaca species, perhaps Caloplaca flavescens. You might try Caloplaca flavescens in the 'Search iSpot' panel for other pictures to check if it might be this species.
Phil

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Caloplaca flavescens

yes it does seem to match Caloplaca flavescens more than any other of the Caloplaca group as it has a centered crust but it lobulates at the margins, if compared with other like Caloplaca aurantia, Caloplaca decipiens etc they do have slight but distinctive different features.

Thanks for the info.