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Fungi: Ascomycota: Lecanoromycetes: Lecanorales: Parmeliaceae: Xanthoparmelia conspersa (Ehrh. ex Ach.) Hale

Xanthoparmelia conspersa – Peppered Rock-shield

Synonyms: Imbricaria conspersa, Lichen conspersus, Lobaria conspersa, Parmelia conspersa, Parmelia digitulata, Parmelia isidiata, Parmelia kajensis.

Common name: Peppered Rock-shield.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Xanthoparmelia conspersa (peppered rock-shield) is a foliose lichen. Rosettes are 4–12 cm in diameter. The thallus may be appressed to the substrate or may be loosely attached. Secondary metabolites found in Xanthoparmelia conspersa include usnic acid, hyposalazinic acid, stictic and norstictic acid.

Polish: Żełuczka izydiowa, Swedish: Kaklav.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-08.htm">December 8, 2018</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, December 8, 2018
Location on maps1400 N Washington Ave, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) with millipeds on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-08.htm">December 8, 2018</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) with millipeds on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, December 8, 2018
Location on maps1500 N Washington Ave, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Apothecia of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a granite tomb in Odd Fellow Cemetery. Anderson, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-31.htm">December 31, 2018</A>
LinkApothecia of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a granite tomb in Odd Fellow Cemetery. Anderson, Texas, December 31, 2018
Location on maps1667 FM 149, Anderson, TX 77830, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) growing around inscription on a granite tomb of C. M. Womack (5/24/1862) in Odd Fellow Cemetery. Anderson, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-31.htm">December 31, 2018</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) growing around inscription on a granite tomb of C. M. Womack (5/24/1862) in Odd Fellow Cemetery. Anderson, Texas, December 31, 2018
Location on maps1667 FM 149, Anderson, TX 77830, USA
Large apothecia of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on surface of a granite tomb in Odd Fellow Cemetery. Anderson, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-31.htm">December 31, 2018</A>
LinkLarge apothecia of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on surface of a granite tomb in Odd Fellow Cemetery. Anderson, Texas, December 31, 2018
Location on maps1667 FM 149, Anderson, TX 77830, USA
<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> and Caloplaca lichens on a tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-03.htm">January 3, 2019</A>
LinkXanthoparmelia conspersa and Caloplaca lichens on a tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, January 3, 2019
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) and firedot lichen Caloplaca on a tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-03.htm">January 3, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) and firedot lichen Caloplaca on a tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, January 3, 2019
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Soredia of peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkSoredia of peppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Old patch of peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkOld patch of peppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Young patch of peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkYoung patch of peppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on sandstone outcrop at the road descent at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on sandstone outcrops in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on sandstone outcrops in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> with soredia on sandstone outcrops in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa with soredia on sandstone outcrops in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on sandstone in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on sandstone in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> covering sandstone in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa covering sandstone in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Sunken rim-lichen (Lecanora oreinoides) and peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on sandstone outcrops in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkSunken rim-lichen (Lecanora oreinoides) and peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on sandstone outcrops in an oak and red cedar forest at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a rock at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a rock at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Apothecia of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a rock at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkApothecia of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a rock at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Rosettes of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on sandstone at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkRosettes of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on sandstone at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) and sunken rim-lichen (Lecanora oreinoides) on a rock at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) and sunken rim-lichen (Lecanora oreinoides) on a rock at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Soredia of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on sandstone at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkSoredia of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on sandstone at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Small rosette of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on sandstone at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-01-25.htm">January 25, 2019</A>
LinkSmall rosette of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on sandstone at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 25, 2019
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a tombstone in Old Independence Cemetery near Independence. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-02-10.htm">February 10, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a tombstone in Old Independence Cemetery near Independence. Texas, February 10, 2019
Location on maps8675 Coles Rd, Brenham, TX 77833, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a granite tombstone in Old Independence Cemetery near Independence. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-02-10.htm">February 10, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a granite tombstone in Old Independence Cemetery near Independence. Texas, February 10, 2019
Location on maps8675 Coles Rd, Brenham, TX 77833, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a granite tombstone in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-03.htm">March 3, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a granite tombstone in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, March 3, 2019
Location on maps1500 N Washington Ave, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-03.htm">March 3, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, March 3, 2019
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Pattern of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-03.htm">March 3, 2019</A>
LinkPattern of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, March 3, 2019
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Apothecia of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-03.htm">March 3, 2019</A>
LinkApothecia of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, March 3, 2019
Location on maps1206 N Houston Ave, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Texture of peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-03.htm">March 3, 2019</A>
LinkTexture of peppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a granite tomb in City Cemetery. Bryan, Texas, March 3, 2019
Location on maps1201 Pear St, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on sandstone near Lost Pines Overlook in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-14.htm">March 14, 2019</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on sandstone near Lost Pines Overlook in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, March 14, 2019
Location on mapsPark Rd 1-A, Bastrop, TX 78602, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on a sandstone outcrop at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-26.htm">January 26, 2020</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on a sandstone outcrop at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 26, 2020
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Texture of peppered rock-shield lichen <B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B> on a sandstone outcrop at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-26.htm">January 26, 2020</A>
LinkTexture of peppered rock-shield lichen Xanthoparmelia conspersa on a sandstone outcrop at Lake Somerville Trailway near Birch Creek Unit of Somerville Lake State Park. Texas, January 26, 2020
Location on mapsLake Somerville Trailway, Somerville, TX 77879, USA
Peppered rock-shield lichen (<B>Xanthoparmelia conspersa</B>) on a sandstone rock at an overlook point in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-02-23.htm">February 23, 2020</A>
LinkPeppered rock-shield lichen (Xanthoparmelia conspersa) on a sandstone rock at an overlook point in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, February 23, 2020
Location on mapsPark Rd 1-A, Bastrop, TX 78602, USA

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