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Orange crustose lichen

Observed: 25th February 2011 By: cm23898
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
cm23898’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Sorry but unknown tree type on which this was found, it is worth zooming in on the photo for ID purposes

Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Algae (Trentepohlia) interacts

Comments

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Trentepohlia

Definitely Trentepohlia and likely to be T. aurea.

More information here (though I need to bring the page up to date).

http://www.bioref.lastdragon.org/Chlorophyta/Trentepohlia.html

Alan S