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Yellow (foliose ?) lichen

Observed: 20th November 2009 By: nch86nch86’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensnch86’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Yellow feathery lichen (foliose?)

Lichen found on sloping cap to wall


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    Likely ID
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


dw5448's picture

Could it be a Xanthoria?

It reminds me of some Xanthoria polycarpa that I saw on some seashore rocks. Am not at all sure of this though, as I am also waiting for my lichen guides to arrive.


gardener's picture

From the narrowness of the

From the narrowness of the lobes it could be Xanthoria aureola (previously X. ectaneoides)though that is usually coastal.

nch86's picture

Yellow (foliose ?) lichen

Thanks for that - at least it's probably Xanthoria sp. although, in Telford, we're a long way from any coastline. I think my lichen book has arrived but my daughter won't let me open it until my birthday !