Xanthoria parietina

“Species In The Spotlight” by Dries Van Den Broeck, lichenologist at Meise Botanic Garden.

Why do you want to put this species in the spotlight?

This lichen has a beautiful color, can be found everywhere (bark, rock) and is easy to recognize.

Where does this species hide?

On all tree species and rocks.

How can you recognize the species?

It has a rosette shape, large yellow lobes, fruiting bodies in the form of saucers.


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