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Yellow foliose and grey foliose lichen

Observed: 12th December 2010 By: andrewb90
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Xanthoria parietina interacts


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Lichen identification keys

The link below is to the Natural History Museum's 'Guide to Lichens on twigs' identification key:

You might find it interesting to see if you can successfully identify the yellow, lobed lichen in the centre of your photograph

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Ok thanks jenny ill try to

Ok thanks jenny ill try to identify it using the key.

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Hi Andrew, well done on

Hi Andrew, well done on correct identification but unfortunately a spelling mistake has occurred - if you can correct the name to Xanthoria parietina then this page will link to other images of X. parietina

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Thanks for pointing that out

Thanks for pointing that out Jenny, i wouldnt have noticed otherwise.