Brown Cobblestone Lichen

Acarospora fuscata

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Acarospora fuscata ("brown cobblestone lichen") is a glossy pale or yellowish-brown areolate lichen with angular areolas that grows up to 10 cm (4 in) wide on non-calcareous rock in low and high elevations.:217 It grows in Europe and North America. It grows in southern California and on the eastern part of the Sierra Nevada range.:217 It may grow with the areolas disconnected.:217 The areolas may lift at the edges, but the areolas do not overlap like true squamules...

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  1. (c) Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://collections.nmnh.si.edu/services/media.php?env=botany&irn=10618431
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acarospora_fuscata

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