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Lichen discovered by Mardon (#4114)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 14, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
Posted on: August 14, 2014 @ 10:03 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
This was on a rock located in the intertidal zone at Flatrock beach. I wonder if it might be Maritime Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria parietina). Any thoughts?

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By Mac Pitcher on 1/18/2018 7:29:12 PM

Your identification is correct. Another colloquial name for the species is the Gull Sh*t Lichen, because it grows on nitrogen-enriched surfaces including roofs of building in coastal areas.

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