Girish Mahajan

Candelariella aurella

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Kingdom  Fungi
Subdivision  Pezizomycotina
Order  Candelariales
Scientific name  Candelariella aurella
Rank  Species
Division  Ascomycota
Subclass  Incertae sedis
Family  Candelariaceae
Higher classification  Candelariella
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Similar  Candelariella, Candelariella vitellina, Candelariella xanthostigma, Phaeophyscia orbicularis, Caloplaca saxicola

Candelariella aurella (Hidden goldspeck lichen, eggyolk lichen) is a yellow crustose lichen in the (Candelariaceae )) family. It is commonly found on calcareous rock or wood or bark exposed to sunlight and which may have calcareous dust in areas with lime soils. The thallus is areolate with scattered small (0.1 - 0.3 mm), rounded to elongated yellow areolas. It has a global distribution and occurs on limestone and calcareous sandstone in the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, California, and Baja California. It occurs in Joshua Tree National Monument.

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