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Lichen on Gatepost

Observed: 25th November 2009 By: djn226
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Lichen on Gate Post Bungay Suffolk

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Xanthoria parietina interacts


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This one keys out easily

This one keys out easily using the Natural History Museums key:

Only click the details you're sure of and then click 'Search'

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This is the Lichen that is

This is the Lichen that is found by the seaside but not inland but as the sea cliffs are the bath hills it could remain here due to the salts in the soil from millions of years of sea inundation

Colin Jacobs.
Wild Flower Society member

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Hi Colin, not sure if you're

Hi Colin, not sure if you were referring to Rhizocarpon geographicum or Xanthoria parietina but both species are found inland as well as near the coast.