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Orange Lichen

Observed: 22nd February 2011 By: smb74
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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OrangeYellow Lichen on Twig1 - 22 February 2011
OrangeYellow Lichen on Twig2 - 22 February 2011
Description:

This is an orange coloured lichen; the second photograph shows the same twig slightly enlarged although not much more detail is visible.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Orange Lichen (Xanthoria parietina) interacts

Comments

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It could be either Xanthoria

It could be either Xanthoria parietina or Xanthoria polycarpa, but can't see the lobes clearly enough to be certain which one it is