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Observed: 24th January 2011 By: ems387
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
ems387’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
crustose lichen
Description:
Identifications

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  • crustose lichen
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Sarah West's picture

I suspect this is some kind

I suspect this is some kind of a fungi not a lichen, but can't say further than that I'm afraid!

Sarah West
www.OPALexplorenature.org
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber

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Lichen

I think all the specimens in the photo are lichen.
There are apothecia visible on some of the thallii at the top centre right of the photograph and also bottom centre and bottom left.
Unfortunately its not possible to see details of the orange-stained patches but as its on rock rather than wood I think they are also lichen.