Gold Dust Lichen

Chrysothrix candelaris

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The bright yellow Mustard Powder lichen or Gold Dust lichenChrysothrix candelaris commonly grows on tree bark and does not show ascocarps or other reproductive structures, belonging to the group commonly known as the 'Fungi or lichens imperfecti'.

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