black fruticose lichen found growing on a rock
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This is a foliose (=leaflike) lichen (not fruticose which are the ones like small trees). You might like to try identifying it with the iSpot key at http://www.ispot.org.uk:8080/webkeys/keyintroduction.jsp?selectedKey=key...
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)
Hi Jonathon - that link seems to be throwing up an error when viewed with Firefox.......
The correct link to take you directly to the foliose lichen key is:
There is a link to all species identification keys available in iSpot on the homepage, and a direct link to all the keys (including keys to crustose, foliose and fruticose lichens) is:
Lat/Lng: 50.1, -5.2
OS grid ref: SW7537