Orange Chocolate Chip Lichen

Medium-sized thallus; olive- brown to olive-gray on upper surface, lower surface bright orange with veins and scattered rhizines. Apothecia are brown and sunk into upper surface. Contains cyanobacteria. On soils in moist areas under late snow patches or seepage areas in cold, open habitats. Four species of Solarina occur in this region.

Alaska species lichens Orange Chocolate Chip Lichen


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