Xanthoparmelia scabrosa

Xanthoparmelia scabrosa

Sexy pavement lichen


Kingdom: Fungi > Phylum: Ascomycota > Subphylum: Pezizomycotina > Class: Lecanoromycetes > Subclass: Lecanoromycetidae > Order: Lecanorales > Family: Parmeliaceae > Subfamily: Parmelioideae > Genus: Xanthoparmelia > Species: Xanthoparmelia scabrosa

Yes, it really is called Sexy pavement lichen.

All over the roads and footpaths (pavements) here.  Very hardy.

Observations - Kahurangi Point - Mōkihinui