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Caloplaca?

Observed: 23rd January 2013 By: Urban NatureUrban Nature’s reputation in Fungi and LichensUrban Nature’s reputation in Fungi and LichensUrban Nature’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Not really sure which species this is so any comments will be great, many thanks. Found along the coast on a rock.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

AlanS's picture

Candelariella

Candelariella vitelina (mentioned above) and C. coralliza are similar, but are brighter yellow and have rounded granules. As Gardener says, they do not react with KOH.

Alan