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Lichen on paving slab

Observed: 14th November 2009 By: aw5934
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
aw5934’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Small white granular discs in clusters on a paving stone

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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If you compare your photo

If you compare your photo with this one of Aspicilia contorta:
http://www.britishlichens.co.uk/species/Aspicilia%20contorta%20large.jpg

and this one of Lecanora polytropa (in centre)
http://www.britishlichens.co.uk/species/Lecanora%20polytropa%20large.jpg

you'll see the difference between the two species.