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Name: Sara
Status: student
Grade: 6-8
Location: NJ
Country: USA
Date: N/A 


Question:
What is the scientific name for Lichen Yellow Moss?



Replies:
Sara

I hope this is what you are looking for:

Cepolina

http://www.cepolina.com/photos.asp?V=lichen_yellow_moss&S=ants&A=all

However, there are many other mosses that are yellow and yellow-green. Call up this Wikipedia article and on the menu bar select edit -> Find Type "yellow" (without the quote marks) in the little search window at the bottom of the page Then click on the up and down arrows to find the word yellow.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lichen

See if you can find this phrase in this Wikipedia article: "Most poisonous lichens are yellow."

Sincere regards,
Mike Stewart

PS I found this by going to http://www.google.com And searching for " Lichen Yellow Moss"


There are several different lichen species that are yellow. The following might be helpful:

http://www.perspective.com/nature/fungi/lichens.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lichen

Anthony R. Brach,PhD
Missouri Botanical Garden
c/o Harvard University Herbaria



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