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Pannaria rubiginosa

Observed: 23rd November 2009 By: lpearcelpearce’s reputation in Fungi and Lichenslpearce’s reputation in Fungi and Lichenslpearce’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

This lichen was on an old mature Rowan Tree by the River Inver

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Looks like you've got the

Looks like you've got the lichening bug!

Your microscope photo also shows Normandina pulchella with tiny green-blue lobes and green-yellow soredia.

Second photo has what looks to be possibly Sticta limbata or Peltigera collina on the right.
Sticta's have a tomentose (slightly furry) under surface with pale cyphellae, Peltigera collina has a ridged under surface with rhizines (root-like attachment organs).