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Observed: 2nd June 2011 By: Vb3886
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
Lichen 1

Mixture of lichen types: crustose, fruticose and foliose. The most obvious is the yellow foliose.


No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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LH photo

The orange lichen in the first photograph is Xanthoria parietina, the bluish-grey one is a Physcia, either P. adscendens or P. tenella. Both are foliose.

The second photograph looks like moss rather than lichen, but no clear detail.

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Thank you! That's very

Thank you! That's very interesting since I didn't know I even had lichen in my garden before!

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Perhaps ...

Perhaps you didn't? This set of species has been increasing rapidly in urban areas.