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White lichen

Observed: 15th February 2011 By: lc8388
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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White crustose lichen growing on a stone church in Poole town centre.


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Larger photo?

Unfortunately the photo doesn't show enough detail for identification - could you post a larger close up showing fruiting bodies etc?

However its definitely not Pertusaria hymenea as that species is found on trees and not on rock or stone: