Sunburst Lichen

(Xanthoria sp.)

               
      Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria sp.)
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
    Photo by Luciearl

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Sources: 4, 7, 24, 26, 29, 30, 77.


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Taxonomy

Division:

Ascomycota (sac fungi)

 

No Rank:

saccharomyceta

 

Subdivision:

Pezizomycotina

 

No Rank:

leotiomyceta

 

Class:

Lecanoromycetes

 

Subclass:

Lecanoromycetidae

 

Order:

Teloschistales

 

Suborder:

Teloschistineae

 

Family:

Teloschistaceae

 

Subfamily:

Xanthorioideae

 
Subordinate Taxa

Elegant Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria elegans)

Hooded Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria fallax)

Pin-cushion Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria polycarpa)

Poplar Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria hasseana)

Powdery Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria ulophyllodes)

Sugared Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria sorediata)

 
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  Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria sp.)   Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria sp.)
       
  Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria sp.)   Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria sp.)

       
       
       

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Luciearl
10/9/2018

Location: Cass County

It was drizzly day which makes the lichens and moss colors stand out.

Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria sp.)


Luciearl
9/26/2018

Location: Cass County

Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria sp.)


     
     
 

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