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

What is the scientific name for Lichen Yellow Moss?


I hope this is what you are looking for:


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.

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 And searching for " Lichen Yellow Moss"

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

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

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