Acarospra socialis

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A. socialis in lichen community
Acarospora socialis (yellow) in a lichen community on granite. Other lichens are Lecanora muralis (gray), Acarospora veronensis (brown), and Caloplaca bolacina (orange). Photo ©2005 Tad Beckman.
A. socialis with L. muralis
Acarospora socialis (yellow) with smaller effigurate crusts of Lecanora muralis (gray). Photo ©2005 Tad Beckman.

Acarospra socialis forms yellow crusts on rocks. It is a nitrophyte. Voucher specimen deposited at the UCR Herbarium, specimen no. 2143.

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