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Lichens on tarmac path

Observed: 21st November 2009 By: kh854
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Lichens on tarmac path
Description:

variety of lichens found on a tarmac path

Identifications

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  • Lichens (lichens)
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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The large lichen is Lecanora

The large lichen is Lecanora muralis, its crustose/placodioid which means it is crustose at the centre but has lobed margins.

The foliose lichen is possibly Physcia caesii but unfortunately the camera flash has blown out much of the detail needed to be more certain.