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Xanthoria parietina or Xanthoria polycarpa

Observed: 2nd December 2010 By: Norwichnaturalist
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Description:
Identifications

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    Likely ID
    Xanthoria polycarpa
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Lucy Corrander's picture

Xanthoria

A little while back I posted some lichen and it seemed to be Xanthoria parietina but now I'm wondering how one knows it isn't Xanthoria polycarpa.

Lucy

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