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Vulpicida tilesii

Vulpicida tilesii (Ach.) J.-E. Mattsson & M.J. Lai

Cetraria tilesii Ach.

Yellow Lichen

KingdomFungiMushrooms, lichens, gel fungi, yeasts, and molds; also called eukaryotes
DivisionAscomycotaSac fungi
SubdivisionPezizomycotinaSac fungi with filaments
ClassLecanoromycetes“Lichenized” fungi
OrderLecanoralesMostly lichen-forming fungi
SuborderLecanorineaeLichens
FamilyParmeliaceaeIncludes many common lichens such as Xanthoparamelia, Usnea, Parmotrema, and Hypotrachyna
GenusVulpicidaFrom the Latin words vulpes (“fox”) and -cida (“who kills”); from folklore that the lichen kills foxes
Speciestilesii

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Vulpicida tilesii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 18 May 2010.

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Vulpicida tilesii (Yellow Lichen)

12/3/2005 · ME ID is uncertain