Caloplaca cerina var stillicidiorum

Caloplaca cerina var stillicifiorum. Occasionally, Caloplaca cerina may be found amongst very short, calcareous grassland, usually close to the sea when it comes under the variety stillicidiorum. This photograph was taken in Longyearbyen in Western Spitzbergen on on soil over the charred remains of the wooden foundations of a Norwegian  settlement there destroyed during the war by the Germans.

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