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Xanthoria Parietina

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Xanthoria Parietina, also named common orange lichen, growing on the tree bark. This is a widespread lichen found in Europe, North America, Australia, Asia, Africa. Because of the resistance to industrial pollution, it can be used for biomonitoring nine toxic elements: Cr, V, Ni, Pb, Cu, Zn, Cd, Fe and Al.

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