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Lepraria incana, lichen

Observed: 25th February 2011 By: mb25462
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
mb25462’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

White powder on an old plum tree bark. Whitish crustose lichen.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Its not lichen spores as

Its not lichen spores as those can only be seen with a compound microscope. It might be a Lepraria species but its not possible to be sure from the photo.

Not all species of lichen are fertile - some reproduce vegetatively by means of isidia or soredia.

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Thanks, it might be Lepraria

Thanks,
it might be Lepraria incana.