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Ramalina farinacea on oak twigs and trunk

Observed: 10th January 2010 By: dw5448
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Well developed specimens on twigs, with much smaller versions on trunk. Not as finely branched as some specimens in guide illustrations.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

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Hi Dave, I could be wrong as

Hi Dave, I could be wrong as I can't see details clearly enough in the photos but here goes ....

Top left photo:
Check Evernia prunastri as your specimen looks wrong for Ramalina farinacea and too large when compared with the Parmelia sulcata at the top of the photo.

Bottom right photo looks more like a Hypogymnia.