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Candelariella terrigena

Candelariella
  • Morphology: Crustose to nearly foliose. Scattered, flattened granules. Tiny lobes are often found along the margins.
  • Color: Egg-yolk colored.
  • Reproductive Structures: The apothecia (disc shaped fruiting bodies) margins are often the same color as the disc and thallus (lichen body).
  • Habitat: Occurs on both acidic and calcareous rocks, bark and soil.
  • General information: Locally common. Only the thallus or only the apothecia can be seen in some specimens.


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