Lichens growing on garden shrubs
Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!
Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.
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What resources did you use to reach your possible identification of Hypogymnia physodes?
This species can be very variable in appearance, from green/grey to bright orange. Have a look through the ispot pages and you'll see a lot of this variety from photos posted.
It's one of the species used as an indicator of nitrogen pollution in the OPAL Air Survey. Visit http://www.opalexplorenature.org/?q=LichenGuide for photos of Xanthoria parietina, photos of other lichens in the survey, and online keys to identify them.
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber
Lat/Lng: 51.3, -2.2
OS grid ref: ST8659