| Neotropical lichen genera
Caloplaca crocea (Krempelh.) Hafellner & Poelt
Brazil, picture kindly provided by Adriano Spielmann.
The genus Caloplaca comprises crustose lichens, which grow on various substrates. Many species have orange-coloured apothecia, which react K+ dark violet. C. crocea is unusual because its spores have two thickened septa.
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